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Sulaco
10-22-2004, 08:36
I am going waterfall hunting this weekend and need to brush up on my motion capture skills. I have a Canon PowerShot A60 which gives me control of white balance, ISO, exposure, F-stop, etc. I also have some "pre-set" modes I can make use of. What is the best setup for lowlight or overcast captures of fast moving streams and waterfalls?

10-22-2004, 09:06
Do you want the water to be be stopped or do you want the water to flow in your picture?

If you want to stop the action, use a faster shutter speed.

If you want the water to flow, use a tripod and a slower shutter speed.

chevrofreak
10-22-2004, 18:37
water pretty

JennYe
10-23-2004, 04:03
Use your tripod.

chevrofreak
10-23-2004, 07:26
ooooooh, pretty!

Ducman
10-23-2004, 09:40
Or with a slow shutter speed and tripod you can make the water look milky

http://www.walshimaging.com/outdoors/image/waterfall.jpg

Sulaco
10-27-2004, 16:25
Here are two pictures I took on the trip. The first is Brasstown Falls in upstate SC and the 2nd is Yellowbranch Falls also in upstate SC.

Thanks for the tips!

http://home.sc.rr.com/verbatimspics/Brasstown.jpg

http://home.sc.rr.com/verbatimspics/Yellowbranch.jpg

hile
10-27-2004, 19:35
oooh very cool!

Hatton7
11-04-2004, 19:43
Sulaco - what kind of camera do you have?

Sulaco
11-05-2004, 08:41
I have a Canon PowerShot A60 (http://consumer.usa.canon.com/ir/controller?act=ModelDetailAct&fcategoryid=145&modelid=8774). I love it. If this thing would accept filters, I would be in hog heaven.

Hatton7
11-05-2004, 10:36
I was looking for digital camera for hiking and selling things online. I will have to look for that cannon.