November Nocturne - Night 4

Discussion in 'Image Quest' started by TheRubySusan, Nov 4, 2013.

  1. TheRubySusan

    TheRubySusan SC Top Veteran

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    Sep 2, 2013
    Henry, IL
    Ruby
    This is very much a learning process for me. I've attempted almost no night photography before. I swear the sky was pitch black to my eye when I took this photo of the intersection I live on.
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    My Corner by rubyj29, on Flickr
     
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  2. kyteflyer

    kyteflyer ~@¿@~

    Jan 31, 2011
    Newcastle, Australia
    Sue
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  3. ReD

    ReD SC Hall of Famer

    Mar 27, 2013
    Well I don't even have streetlights to help so if you like blotchy iso 3200 with nothing to see I've got them
     
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  4. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
    Steve
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  5. drd1135

    drd1135 SC Hall of Famer Subscribing Member

    Jul 13, 2011
    Lexington, Virginia
    Steve
    "This is very much a learning process for me. I've attempted almost no night photography before. I swear the sky was pitch black to my eye when I took this photo of the intersection I live on."

    Sure. I've also learned that the camera can pick up blues in the sky long after I think it's dark. I guess I saw them before, but I never thought of them as a problem. The sensor can also pick up frequencies of light we can't see. Even at night, everything is glowing in the IR region. Hey, IR photography would qualify. If only I had a camera or that filter thingy . . .
     
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  7. KillRamsey

    KillRamsey SC Hall of Famer

    Jun 20, 2012
    Cambridge, MA
    Kyle
    I have to repost some oldies for a while until I can get out after dark and shoot... although that's gotten much easier after the time change. Sun is friggin' DOWN at 4:45pm.

    Harvard Square at night on film:

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  8. MiguelATF

    MiguelATF SC Top Veteran Subscribing Member

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    Aug 27, 2013
    Talent, Oregon (far from the madding crowd)
    Miguel Tejada-Flores
    Light on the porch

    Late last night - or early this morning - bitterly cold outside with a freezing rain - but I had forgotten to bring firewood in so I had to go out on the front porch of the old farmhouse where I live. And standing there in the wee hours I realized almost everything else was dark....but the porch light was like a shining beacon in a world of deep rainy shadows.

    So I went back in and got my Olympus PL5, with the wide angle pancake lens on it. And walked out into the rain to turn around and look back at the house....and the porch light shining.

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    Light on the porch by La Chachalaca Fotografía, on Flickr
     
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  9. TheRubySusan

    TheRubySusan SC Top Veteran

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    Sep 2, 2013
    Henry, IL
    Ruby
    Good points. The blue isn't a problem, just a surprise!

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  10. Luke

    Luke Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Nov 11, 2011
    Milwaukee, WI USA
    Luke
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