Propoganda For a State of Mind

by SMarsden

I realise you have seen this view before

A while ago someone on Flickr (who claims to be a photography teacher) raised the issue of not knowing how long to expose a shot for during blue hour using an ND10 stop filter as the light is always changing, claiming it is a little hit and miss. No actually it isnít! Shot just as Twilight / Blue hour started this 37 minute exposure I think proves you can get your exposure right in changing light conditions if you know how to work it out. Using manual colour balance in camera you can also have greater control over the colours in the image.

This is straight out of the camera.

Shot using the SRB Photographic ND1000 filter.

Top tip - the longer the exposure the easier the math - and the exposure will be more forgiving. You can come back about 2 mins late because you were at the bar and it wont mater because by this time 1 stop is 18 minutes and 30 seconds
Uploaded22/11/2014 - 18:15
CategoryLandscape / Travel
Shutter Speed2220 sec
Focal Length18mm

Posted 22/11/2014 - 20:04 Link
Thank you so much information
Mike Court
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Posted 22/11/2014 - 20:16 Link
Amazing capture
Posted 23/11/2014 - 18:34 Link
So clean for THIRTYSEVEN minute exposure!
you must gave a solid concrete tripod
(don't say it was hand held:lol
Best Regards, Larry.

All the gear & no idea.
Posted 24/11/2014 - 11:51 Link
Ha no actually i dont have a tripod, I have a G-Clamp, its a hybrid I got my dad to bodge together in the garage, an old tripod head on a clamp so i can securely attach my camera to rails and stuff, it grips like a vice. you could say the building was my tripod so yeah, perhaps it was solid concrete reinforced with iron and stuff

Bobbinalorry wrote:
So clean for THIRTYSEVEN minute exposure!
you must gave a solid concrete tripod
(don't say it was hand held:lol

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Posted 28/11/2014 - 07:24 Link
I normally bracket my night-time shots but at 37 minutes per shot ......!

Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried! (Bill Brandt)

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