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Camera markings are merely nominal numbers for us dumb humans. The concept of fstops being 2x the previous requires that shutter speeds simply must be 1,2,4,8,16,32 seconds. Or 1/ those same values. In the same way, what we call f/11 is actually f/11.31. The camera knows this, and does the right thing. But this means that to use the marked 30 seconds ...


I've encountered the same issue with my D7000. To get more than 100 I have to intervene just before it hits the 100 mark. When doing star trails I set the mode to Continuous Low and lock the shutter button down with the corded remote. Just before 50 minutes are up I come back to the camera and release the shutter button. When the 30 second exposure is ...

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