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S3 at night under streetlamp

Discussion in 'Photography & The Digital Darkroom' started by subby, Dec 12, 2009.

  1. subby

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    Hi,

    Got so many normal day photos of the S3, i decided to try something else.

    I think it came out ok but has a bit of camera shake (was expected with 6s s/s - was a tad windy on a flimsy tripod)

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    Also a bit random, but some interesting photos from the most recent goodwood revival:

    http://s51.photobucket.com/albums/f376/Sub28/

    Cheers
     
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  3. Scott134

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    I like it. Nice moody shot! It's good to try different things and I know what you mean about having lots of similar shots! I've not had a chance to get out and shoot my A3 since buying it a few weeks ago, so hoping to do that this weekend and will post the pics.

    Just as a suggestion, if you can keep the camera still enough on your tripod, try a very small aperture to give the headlights that 'star' look.
     
  4. subby

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    thanks, will try that ! Need to get a better tripod though as mine is just a cheapo one that does move alot.
     
  5. A3Tom

    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    I tend to shoot from low positions when shooting cars so the camera doesnt have to be that high. Grab a sturdy box or something to sit your camera on till there's a few pennies for a chunkier tripod.

    Nice pic, and I agree about the aperture too :)
     
  6. subby

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    yea problem was that with a lower aperture you obviously have to have a very long s/s and it was a bit too windy for that.

    Yea i think lower down would have looked much better.
     
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    very nice shot m8, ive just got a nikon d40 dslr n lookin to get into photography hope i can get some nice shots like tha
     
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  9. CHRIS555

    CHRIS555 DOPE with added OCD

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    Nice one mate - I'm gonna try something similar when the rain stops!
     
  10. Steve_T

    Steve_T 6th gear!

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    i tried something simular the other night

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    But i need a remote flash and softbox to try and bring back the detail in the side of the car.

    Steve
     

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