Night time long exposure - NEX C3

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

  1. markoneswift

    markoneswift TalkEmount Veteran

    Oct 17, 2012
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  2. NickCyprus

    NickCyprus Super Moderator

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

    José De Bardi Assistant in Virtue

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

    chrid Super Noob

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

    christian TalkEmount Veteran

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

    WoodWorks Super Moderator

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

    Bimjo Super Moderator

    Oct 28, 2011
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    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
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    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

    Aug 20, 2011
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  11. Grisu_HDH

    Grisu_HDH TalkEmount Veteran

    Dec 16, 2012
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    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.