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Canon SX50HS Movie Mode

bigdaddy034
Apprentice

Good Evening, I'm a rookie with the movie mode with this camera.  I want to record movie's at night with this camera, and I can't get the brightness level increased in movie mode, manual mode.  What is the correct method of increasing the brightness?  I am attempting to record movies of the moon, and stars.

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Waddizzle
Legend

Are you able to take a photo of the Moon or stars with the desired exposure?

[EDIT] When you take a photo of the stars, you will need a LONG shutter speed that is not available for shooting movies.  If your camera is capable of capture time-lapse movies, than I suggest that you do that.  

The Moon and stars do not move very quickly across the sky.  Typical shutter speeds for photographing stars in excess of 5-10 seconds, which is why you cannot use a standard movie mode to capture them.  You would need to use a time-lapse movie mode, which your camera may or may not have.

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