My attempt at night photography

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  1. Wildcat

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    After seeing those night shots in Njaco's thread, it inspired me to give it a go. This is the first time I've tried this, and I was pleased with some of the shots I got, however a tripod would have been nice!:rolleyes: and I'm no expert when it comes to photography. Anyway this was all an experiment and I had great fun doing it. Here are some of the "better" shots.
     

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    Nice! :thumbleft: Tripods definitely help with night shots, but these came out pretty nice.
     
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    Cool shots :D
     
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    Nice photos Wildcat.

    Wish I could take better pictures. When I get a good one, it's by accident.

    TO
     
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    Good stuff. I have taken some night shots with my new camera since I have been here in SA (by favourite is a night traffic shot). Will see if I can get them uploaded at some point.
     
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    Nice pics mate!
     
  7. Wayne Little

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    Good shots Wildcat, night shots can be tough, I'm good at messing them up!
    One day I'll read the instructions!!:)
     
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    pretty cool Wildcat.
     
  9. Wildcat

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    Instructions? Blah! :lol:
    Thanks for the comments guys, all done for a bit of fun, and even though they're not the greatest photos, I was happy with how some of them turned out.
    By all means post any night shots you guys have taken as I for one, would love to see them. :)
     
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    NIce! I like the first house pic and the street light through the trees! Good job!
     
  11. Wildcat

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    Thanks mate :)
     
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    Very Cool Mate :)

    Using silouettes is an awesome technique
     
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    Thanks Heinz!
     
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    Is this close enough to night? took this about a month ago before heading off to work...
     

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    Very nice Wayne! I haven't managed to get a decent sunrise/set shot yet... but I'm working on it.
     
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    Nice shots...my camera isn't made for night shots so all my photos are in daylight, sunrise or sunset.
     
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    Hi Wildcat,

    >By all means post any night shots you guys have taken as I for one, would love to see them. :)

    Full moon ... 840 mm focal length (equivalent), 1/800 s, hand-held. Some chromatic aberration from the use of a 2x telephoto adapter is evident.

    Regards,

    Henning (HoHun)
     

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    Cr*ps on any Moon night shots I've tried to take...
     
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    Very cool HoHun, thanks for sharing!
     
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    Handheld 500mm at 1/1000th on my Nikon D80 just a few minutes ago.
     

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