Having problems with your Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera ?

Night photography - Fireworks

\015 I'm planning to take photos during a fireworks display. How should I set-up my camera in order to take the best possible photos of bright lights in the sky at night?\015

Answers :

ASA - very high 800, 1600 atleast
\015\012f- closest, 3.5,4. not more.
\015\012speed (ISO) if you want it to look in action so 1''. (second) if you want it freeze so faster..play with it
\015\012
\015\012try use a tripod so it wont look blury
\015\012
Repair Help & Product Troubleshooting for Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Tips for a great answer:

- Provide details, support with references or personal experience .
- If you need clarification, ask it in the comment box .
- It's 100% free, no registration required.

Suggested Questions/Answers :

Night photography - Fireworks


ASA - very high 800, 1600 atleast\015\012f- closest, 3.5,4. not more.\015\012speed (ISO) if you want it to look in action so 1''. (second) if you want it freeze so faster..play with it\015\012\015\012try use a tripod so it wo ... Canon Rebel XT / EOS 350D Digital Camera

Night and low-light specialty/experimental photography


Hello, thanks for the compliments!First, yes, the Digital Rebel series of cameras (my first DSLR was the first Digital Rebel, the 300D model) have a small sensor than a "full frame" sensor, which results in a "multiplicationfactor" or "cr ... Canon EOS Rebel XSi Digital Camera

When trying to take pictures of my motorcycle with all the led lights on at night the pictures keep coming out al blurry or very bright I have tried the settings on night time/ museum/ without the flash/ indoor party/ fireworks /none of which seem to take clear pictures my camera is a nikon coolpix 4800 any help would be greatly appreciated thanks Brian


Most likely the problem is "Camera shake". This just means that being in the dark, the camera shutter speed is long enough that the natural shake of your hands make the picture blurry. \015\012\015\012You've got a couple options. The e ... Nikon Coolpix 4800 Digital Camera

Night photography. Shutter speed is slow. Don't


This is normal cause of the flash charging and the adjusting it makes ..it has to delay at least 3 sec. ... Nikon D90 Body Only Digital Camera

Night photography tips using nikon d3100 - Nikon D3100 Digital Camera with 1855mm lens


The best tip is to use a tripod or other camera support. That is, unless you want the blur from camera motion.Other than that, it depends on what you're photographing, and what you want that photograph to say to the viewer. ... Nikon D3100 Digital Camera with 1855mm lens

I was somehow roped into shooting a friend's night wedding this weekend, even though my photography "expertise" is entirely limited to shooting in natural light. I am a total amateur (and my friend knows this - I have told her over and over she's taking a big risk). So anyway, I've rented a flash and bracket and am looking for any/all the cram-style tips you can give me for programming the flash (it's a Nikon speedlight SB-800 on a D70) and the camera for best use. Thanks :)


First, you MUST practice with the flash before you shoot the wedding. If at all possible arrive 2-3 hours before the ceremony with a friend/model to pose for you so you can practice with the settings until you understand what will and will not work. ... Nikon Digital Cameras

How to turn off auto flash function for night photography without flash. Camera: Pentax K20d


It has the option on the menu ...look carefully ... Pentax K20D Digital Camera

Night picture Hello I have Canon PowerShot A530 Digital Camera.Its my morther law mine is Broking its a A85 its a lot older. I never use it for night time soon we will be going to pittsbugh pa. I alway want take picture of down town. It alway come out Blur. it have what it call night time i use it just test it out here it still Blur. Will any one have any ideal how take picture to helped me out. And this time this my mother law here a newer then mine i had be for it have said night sens. Is ISO


Set it to the highest ISO that you can. Then set it to auto mode, or nite shot, or set the shutter to 60th of a second. ... Digital Cameras

Blurry pictures Using a point and shoot digital camera, it was set on night mode by mistake. Pictures turned out blurry. The snapshots were taken inside at night using flash in the camera. Probably because in night mode, camera was setting depth of field wrong. So using flash and set in night mode was the problem. But can anything be done to correct the blurry pictures taken in this situation?? Any software known to correct this problem? Thank's, Angela Sapp


Adobe photoshop might help. ... Casio Exilim EX-S600 Digital Camera

What are the normal settings for night shots on oly C3030Z. Shall I use flash when I shot on nights? If I set the aperture on F2.8 and the shutter from 2 to 16 sec. I got a lot of pixels on the picture. I found out that if I have the shutter open for a very long time there are many pixels on the shot. I hope you can tell me,about the settings for night shots. I am new to this digital world,and this is my first digital camera. Is this camera not good to shot in the night?


There are ways to deal with this problem. As others have said, \015\012your camera appears to be normal. \015\012\015\012Consider using "dark frame subtraction" to successfully employ \015\012long shutter speeds. The technique involves capturing two ... Olympus Camedia C-3030 Zoom Digital Camera

I'm trying to take night shots over a river with the lights from the buildings and all i'm getting is a very dark picture, took a few using the night snap, night scene, with and without flash and none are very good.... haven't really studied the book into the night side of it and not much on the pages i am looking at so was wondering what settings do i need to get a fantastic pic, thanks


Try Shutter Priority mode (Tv). Adjust the shutter time for an extended shot of several seconds or more. Of course, recommend using a tripod to do this, and using the camera's timer to take the shot to minimize camera shake. ... Canon PowerShot SX100 IS Digital Camera

Mavica FD95 and Sports Photography.


Basically you bought the wrong camera for your needs. The 95 can not do well under the conditions you describe. The ISO is fixed and to low for the amount of light you have available. The viewfinder begins to darken after the lens is wide open and th ... Sony Mavica MVC-FD95 Digital Camera

I have a telescope that does not work at night. It is a 400 power 60mm astronomical refractor telescope and I assumed that you could use it at night. Is this telescope for night & day? thansk


Astronomical telescopes are meant to be used at night, for looking at the sky. Try it first on an easily found object like the Moon, with the lowest magnification eyepiece you have. Finding the focus point is difficult with higher magnifications, and ... Digital Cameras

I own cannon G9. I fail to get good sharp open outdoor pictures at night especially in place not well lighted. Do I all the time have to take pictures Manually to get sharp pictures as we do with focus adjustment in other camera ? I am not happy with keeping adjustment on night mode. Where can I read the correct programming of Apperature speed iso etc to take better pictures. Or can you suggest custom setting for outdoor and indoor night pictures thanks hoshangnekoo


If you have tried using the auto setting and it is still doing the blurry pictures it sounds like a problem with your camera not the settings themselves.\015\012This blog ... Digital Cameras

Night shots Can someone tell me what My camera should be set on to take night shots. I have tried and tried to figure it out and cant. They do not come out they end up being very dark and usually blurry too. I have a Nikon D70 and love it but get very frustrated because of not being able to take night shots. My son is playing football and I wanted to take some shots off him in his game last weekend and just couldn't figure it out. Any help would be great.


Unfortunately, the problem is severalfold.  Although our eyes are able to adjust to light levels over an extremely wide range, camera sensors can not.  The sensor can have its sensitivity adjusted by changing the ISO setting, but doing so d ... Nikon D70s Digital Camera

We are now on our 3rd 5.0 bushnell night sentry camera and the night pictures are black. With the second camera, we might get the first picture where the flash goes off, but the subsequent ones are black. We have replaced batteries and also have a solar panel. We did use this same model of camera last winter and were getting beautiful night pictures so we decided to get a second one. Day photos are beautiful. Help!


OK, I think that this is a problem with the flash not working correctly, and you are within the warranty period, I'm hoping, so that you can get it replaced.\015\012\015\012Power shouldn't be an issue since you have a solar panel.\ ... Bushnell Trail Sentry 11-9200 Digital Camera

Camera broken I took my camera out last night and it was in my pocket fot most of the night. When I woke up this morning to view the pictures of last night, when I turn the camera on the lense won't come out as if it is stuck on something. The camera says to "turn off and turn back on" which doesn't help anything. I was just wondering if anyone knew what i should do before i take it apart and do more damage to the camera. any help is much appreciated!! thanks


Apparently i have some bad news , its the lense which is misaligned or broken in terms of gears, the thing to do turn on the camera and make sure that lens is out and then LIGHTLY tapp on the lens the direction of which you feel that the lens is not ... Sony Cyber-shot DSC-W70 Digital Camera

Night shots I have a S602z and a 5500 and i am not having any luck with night shots, ie street lights, buildings, general night shots, can anyone tell me what is the best setting for these camers to get the best shots, i am using a tripod.


Hi:\015\012\015\012Well, I think you have a problem because you cannot take still shots at night :) Not even with the best SLR. The camera as to get light to make the picture.\015\012\015\012My advices are, not only use the tripod but when you shoot, ... Fuji FinePix S5500 Digital Camera

I have a Finepix z10 and am having a problem. Last night I was using it to take pictures and it was fine until it said memory full, which was a possibility but I was surprised. When I looked at it this morning all of my photos from before and half the pictures from last night are not there, only 60 photos from last night showed up. I am sure they were not deleted, and the 'memory full' sign still came up. I connected it the the computer and uploaded the remaining photos and it also told me that


Http://www.fujifilmusa.com/support/ServiceSupportContact.do?prodcat=644675\015\012\015\012This is a special problem and I would dire ... Fuji FinePix Z10fd Digital Camera

Hi i have a casio exilim and i am using a 2gb memory card in it, i went out last night and took lots of pictures after each pic was taken i viewed it to make sure it was ok or if i needed to take another one and at the end ot the night i viewed all of them. Today i went to upload the pics onto my laptop and they have gone, every single one of them. The strangest thing is, that pics that were already on there ( taken previously ) were still there, only the pics from last night had vanished. i hav


You problem set your camera to use internal memory only. Set the memory function to memory card only and all pictures will go to the memory card until it is full. You can probably still transfer your pic files from internal memory to your card. ... Digital Cameras

Bushnell camera takes pics during daylight but all night pics are black. Shutter trips but black pics. Red lights come on at night when motion detected jrogers


... Bushnell 119435c Digital Camera

Night pictures HELP!!!!!!!!!!! i tried taking a pic of my kids building a snowman at night and when i take the pic, it looks like its 2 in the afternoon, how do take it and still have it look dark outside


Set your exposure compensation to -2.0 ... Nikon D40 Digital Camera with G-II 18-55mm Lens

Indoor photography I have a canon rebel xti. I am trying to figure out which lens is best for indoor photography. Any suggestions?


If you're on a budget, the 50mm f/1.8 II is a great deal, $100ish, f/1.8 is great for low light.If you have a bit more cash, the 50mm f/1.4 has better build quality (the 1.8 is all plastic) and much better autofocusing (its USM so its fas ... Canon EOS 400D / Rebel XTi Digital Camera with 18-55mm Lens

Christmas lights I want to take a picture of the Christmas lights on our house at night. How should I set my camera to get the best picture of this? Can I get a good picture without using the flash? I'd rather not use it since it will diminish the effect of the lights at night.


No flash and set the shutter a little slow also use a camera stand if possible! ... Kodak EasyShare C743 Digital Camera

When I used the fireworks mode on my Nikon S700, in most of the pictures I got the tail end of the firework burst. What did I do wrong, and at what point should I be snapping the picture?


You need to anticipate the action slightly to account for your camera's shutter lag. Thus you'll need to snap the picture before the burst. Yes, it's tricky. The alternative is to use a higher-end camera with a shorter lag. ... Nikon Digital Cameras
  • Start your question with What, Why, How, When, etc. and end with a "?"
  • Be clear and specific
  • Use proper spelling and grammar
all rights reserved to the respective owners || www.lionebra.com || Terms of Use || Contact || Privacy Policy
Load time: 0.0271 seconds