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    Default M42 just starting out



    Got this one the other night from my cell phone. Shot in raw 10 seconds guided by hand. Lost a little detail in file compression. Anyone else shoot with cell phones afocally? My setup is less than ideal. I was surprised that my meager equipment could pull it off
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    That's brilliant well done.
    That opens up a whole new ball game.
    How did you get a a 30 second exposire?
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Hi nice image from your phone,what phone did you use?.
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Samsung galaxy s8 it has a 12mp camera that shoots in raw. Jennifer this one was only a 10 second frame. Sadly that's all this phone will support
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Pretty impressive for a manually guided shot. With a cell phone no less!
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    tried it with mine - works amazingly well
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Nice images for cell phones.
    Thanks both for sharing.
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Very impressive. You should try stacking several 10 sec exposures with DSS.
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    Wow Jennifer, great quality. Looking forward to getting to some darker skies. was that a single exposure. Did you do any processing
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    Default Re: M42 just starting out

    I would never have thought this phone camera would have done that, I have one myself. Kudos. johnnyb
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