Having problems with your Canon PowerShot A720 IS Digital Camera ?

How to take night photgraphs on canon a720is?

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Hello cpuparker

First of all you'll need a tripod. This can be any type from large to small. On the camrea two settings are necessary:
  • use the selftimer
  • \015\012
  • set the camrea mode to Tv, choose a time around 10 seconds
Now take the photo. Check the result and adjust if necessary the shutter speed.

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