Night shots.

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  1. domromer

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    After seeing so many evening shots here I thought I'd try some my self.

    On some of the shots you can see were the light from the light posts get a little outta hand. Any ideas how to sharpen up that light to more of a point?

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    The 2nd and last one are really good! I do really like how on the third one the car lights are running through on the street, adds a really nice but subtle effect.
     
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    not too much of an expert myself... but try playing around with ur shutter speed, till you get the light source right...
    my 2 cents..
     
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    I imagine a much smaller fstop might be what I need. I'd need to switch to the bulb setting which creates a whole new set of problems.
     
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    For a first attempt at night shots, they are pretty good. But a longer exposure and f-stop of f11 to f16 would help.
     
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    I agree, I limited by a max 30 sec exposure, after that it's the bulb setting and I don't have a remote yet. I tried f16/f22 but didn't have enough light at 30sec. I was shooting at iso100.
     
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    Love the colors, also your avatar is cool

    the last one has really nice framing with the bushes...
     
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    It might get grainy, but try bumping up your ISO to 200 or 400 and try the smaller f-stop to experiment and see if you can get the look you want. That is..unless & until you get a remote. :)
     
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    I've found a circular polarizing filter adds allot. Also if you have an E.V or white balance setting on your cam, you can get rid of the orange tint you get from street lamps. If you want to of course!!
     
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    I'll try the polarizer next time and I'll shoot in raw. I had a heck of a time balancing the WB.
     
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    shooting raw makes things a lot easier with white balance issues, longer exposures might be cool too, see if you can bring out the sky
     
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    I'm diggin' the last one a lot. I love that you used an interesting foreground element, a lot of people fail to do so. Nice series.
     

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