Discussion in 'Nature' started by fractal, Jun 27, 2015.

  1. fractal

    fractal TalkEmount All-Pro

    Jun 17, 2014
    Southeastern PA
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    Got my tripod out this morning to take some shots of a bouquet of flowers in my family room.
    It's a rainy day so not much natural light and no artificial light (basically a dark room). I set the ISO to 100 and played around with the aperture then adjusted my shutter speed. NEX-7 + Sony Zeiss 24mm 1.8.

    The first shot was at f/7.1 with a 10 sec exposure. Despite overexposing in the EVF by 1/3 stop I found the shots to be slightly underexposed when brought into lightroom. I used spot metering. Not sure what the issue was but I had to adjust exposure in LR. This shot is cropped by about 50%.


    This is at f/2.5 with a 1.3 sec exposure. Cropped a little bit tighter.


    Finally, @ f/5.6 with a 2.5 sec exposure. About the same crop as above.


    Here's the same shot as the last pic shot in Auto handheld. The camera set it to f/3.5, 1/60 sec and ISO 1600.

    Last edited: Jun 27, 2015
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  2. roundball

    roundball TalkEmount Hall of Famer

    Oct 8, 2013
    Nice...2nd and 3rd are my favorites
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  3. Nexnut

    Nexnut TalkEmount Top Veteran

    May 3, 2012
    somewhere betwixt here and now
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    Beautiful shots, Chris. I like #1 best. The 24mm Zeiss kicks .... on the 7.
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  4. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
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    Lovely colors!
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