Having problems with your Fuji FinePix S7000 Digital Camera ?

I want to take star photos, how do I keep the apiture open (with a shutter cable) I tried but it doesnt stay open!

\015 A book I have describes how to take these kind of photos but when I try to hold the apiture open it takes a compleat open shut shot. I just wanna know how to keep the ap open!\015

Answers :

Set the mode dial to "M". Turn the command dial to set the shutter speed to "B". The bulb setting leaves the shutter open as long as the shutter button is held down, or fifteen seconds, whichever comes first. Unfortunately, that fifteen-second limit is much too short for good star trails. This is a limitation of the camera; there's nothing you can do about it.
This is a common problem with point&shoot cameras, even the advanced models. They're okay for 98% of the photographic situations you might encounter. But for the other 2% they either can't do it at all or make you go through hoops to do it. Just about every DSLR has a bulb mode that keeps the shutter open as long as you hold down the button (or better, yet, between two presses on a remote control unit so you don't even have to touch the camera), or until the batteries run out (and in those cases you can use auxiliary battery packs or just plug the camera into line power).
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