Night time long exposure - NEX C3

Discussion in 'Other Genres' started by markoneswift, May 28, 2014.

  1. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Hi all, been away for a while ( new job etc....) so I thought I would dust off the trust NEX and take a night time walk around the neighbourhood. All comments welcome :)

    View attachment 44441 Starry Night by markoneswift, on Flickr

    View attachment 44442 Star Tree by markoneswift, on Flickr

    View attachment 44443 Nightclimb by markoneswift, on Flickr

    View attachment 44444 Moon Beam by markoneswift, on Flickr

    View attachment 44445 A Public Inconvenience by markoneswift, on Flickr

    View attachment 44446 2 Infinity by markoneswift, on Flickr
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  2. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

    Oct 11, 2012
    Lovely once again! #3 is my favourite :thumbup:
  3. José De Bardi

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue Subscribing Member

    Aug 31, 2013
    Dorset, UK
    Some neat shots - impressive number of stars considering you are in an urban environment.
  4. chrid

    chrid Super Noob

    May 5, 2014
    number 3 is great, suits the fish eye rather well
  5. christian

    christian TalkEmount Veteran

    Apr 12, 2014
    Boston MA
    Exactly! Excellent shots taking into account the urban environment!
  6. WoodWorks

    WoodWorks Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Dec 12, 2012
    Ashland, OR, USA
    Agree! Can you share some details about the exposures?
  7. Bimjo

    Bimjo Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Oct 28, 2011
    Washington State
    Pretty nifty stuff. Great job of not blowing the highlights. I'm with David- please share exposure info. :)
  8. Yves Gajardo

    Yves Gajardo TalkEmount Veteran

    Aug 7, 2011
    Pittsburg, CA
    Awesome captures. I'd also like to know what settings you used.
  9. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
    Hey thanks everyone for the awesome comments :) Yeah the environment is certainly urban ( a residential area in New Zealands' third largest city ) but there is certainly plenty to see. The air is really clear and it was a very cold ( zero degree centrigrade ) night when these were taken )

    Regarding exposure - well basically shot in RAW, F/2.8 ( wide open on the Samyang ), ISO 800 and exposed for about ten to fifteen seconds. I used a white balance adjustment in CS5 to kill off a lot of the sodium glare from the street lights and some tweaks to saturation, vibrance etc.
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  10. davect01

    davect01 Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Aug 20, 2011
    Fountain Hills, AZ
  11. Grisu_HDH

    Grisu_HDH TalkEmount Veteran

    Dec 16, 2012
    Southern Germany
    Love the shots.
    Let me think about trying this on my own...
    I'm interested how image quality will looklike using my SEL16 + ECF1 converter.
    Unfortunately our weather is mainly cloudy at the moment.