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Thursday, August 30, 2007

Moonrise over Lake Harriet

The moon rising over sailboats on Lake Harriet, a few blocks from my house in Southwest Minneapolis.

This was a 30 second exposure, which is the longest exposure that you can shoot on a Nikon D200 without using the manual "bulb" setting (which requires you to use a stopwatch and a shutter release cable).

My basic approach for night shots like this is to set the shutter speed to 30 seconds, ISO 800, and then adjust the aperture to get the image I want.

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