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Old 09-11-2007, 12:58 AM   #1
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Well, they're not the best looking pics in the world, but this is the first time I've done long-exposure shots on a tripod.

They've been shrunkified quite a bit, with L-View, which doesn't do the best job, but, it'll do for now. (I had to keep them under 128K for a friend'* forum.)

I'll get better, really...

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That is soooo cool. Man that XTi kicks ***
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I really like these, it'* hard to get a good long exposure in a populated area with all the light pollution (my area is next to an observatory so street lights are amber, which makes taking pictures with them nearly impossible unless you go black and white).

I went camping in the middle of nowhere and got these long exposures:





This was a pretty long exposure, considering there were moving subjects that had to stay still

I was rather disappointed in myself, because I neglected to bring the proper equipment for long night exposures.

You should get a flickr or some other type of account to showcase your pictures.
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Nice pictures! I like the B&W street scene.

But seriously, no car pics? I've been wanting to try some night-time beauty shots of my car, but I lack a tripod... I'll try anyway, of course, but I don't expect great things.
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Nice pictures! I like the B&W street scene.

But seriously, no car pics? I've been wanting to try some night-time beauty shots of my car, but I lack a tripod... I'll try anyway, of course, but I don't expect great things.
Don't try holding the camera, it will give you no results. If you can set it on something solid, you may be able to get a shot. When I have all my gear, I use a tripod and a remote control, because even hitting the shutter release button on my camera can cause some shakiness.

PS: You could always borrow a tripod, or buy one and then return it the next day. : P

I've been meaning to take some night time shots of my car but I have to find the right place. I'm also building a studio in my garage, which will allow me to take pictures of the car (as well as people/other objects).
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Here is some recent pictures I took with a tripod
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Some day I will fix the sky in that one.
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i had a friend who did the classic long exposure pointing straight up so that the stars created a swirl in the picture. it was sweet lookin... alwaysn't wanted to try that but never had the stuff...
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Those are cool shots Vince.

Hey Jay. Go take more night shots
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Here is some recent pictures I took with a tripod
Some day I will fix the sky in that one.
You're missing a few things:

1. Yellow brick road
2. Tin Man
3. Lion
4. Scarecrow
5. Brunette in a blue dress
6. Ankle-biter.



Sweet pics, too.
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Hey Vince I really like that first pic, may I use it as pc wallpaper?
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