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I tried taking pic of moon with my mobile camera, i tried auto mode and manual mode also. but its not clear. what are different option or addition tool required.

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Unless you have a multi-camera phone with a very strong telephoto option, the moon is much too small in the frame to give usable results even with modern, high resolution sensors.

A single camera phone will have something like a 24mm or 28mm equivalent lens. Which will make the moon look tiny in your frame - digital zoom will only help you magnify it a few times before you run out of resolution reserves.

DSLR/DSLM/superzoom users use 300mm to 1000mm equivalent lenses for good moon pictures...

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  • I have moto g5s+ phone which is dual camera, Will this phone work? – Sameer Godil Jan 27 at 9:32
  • This is a main+selfie phone... I did mean the kind with 3 or more main cameras.... – rackandboneman Jan 27 at 9:43
  • which phone would you suggest me to buy which is good for photography , I cannot afford a DSLR camera at this moment. – Sameer Godil Jan 27 at 9:47
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    Unlikely to find a phone (unless you rent it with a contract) that is better at moon shots and cheaper than a basic secondhand DSLR with a basic long focus prime... – rackandboneman Jan 27 at 10:59
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It's sort of unexpected but the moon is really small. Phone cameras are not really useful here; you want equivalent focal lengths of 600mm to maybe 2000mm. You do not need or want a DSLR for that: older superzoom or hyperzoom cameras with small sensor (the current standard for "small sensor" tends to be 1/2.3") behind a long lens will do the trick and will neither bust your budget (specifically since you are thinking about buying a used smartphone insteaed) nor your arm strength.

Of course, mounting a more ordinary camera (assuming you get it to mount) behind an ordinary telescope will allow you to do astrophotography reasonably well. Like with mounting a camera on a microscope, being able to use general purpose optics rather than something specifically fit to the camera may give you a solution without special purpose pricing.

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Instruction may vary as each version of Android may be slightly different:

  • On the left taskbar you'll see a JPG icon. Tap thereon and it'll switch to RAW JPG. this may allow corrections to be made to the image after the image has been taken.

  • Change the Exposure Value by tapping the EV option on screen and selecting a coffee exposure.

  • Select the ISO option and choose a worth of between 80 and 100.

  • Increase the shutter speed, using the S option on screen, and choose the longest option. this may take longer to require the photo so staying still is crucial .

  • Take your shot! Once you're pleased with the way your image appears on the screen, click the circular capture button at the bottom of the app.

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  • Thank you, i will try and show u result. – Sameer Godil Jan 27 at 10:30
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    what's a "coffee exposure" and why would a long exposure time be necessary for a moon shot? – ths Jan 27 at 11:54
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You should try manual focus, the first time I tried to take a pic of the moon with my iPhone the moon was blurry until I figured out the autofocus was not working, you need to focus at the infinite, try to focus on a street light that is at least 5 meters away

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