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Depending on the angle of the building, you can shoot a great sunset/sunrise against it. Here is an example captured using a mobile phone. My aim is to use a DSLR to shoot this scene with light-trail.
This one is nearly off-topic. But prospective readers with certain requirements might still be interested in this alternative. What is it called? Low-magnification microscope with suitable mount for your camera body What equipment do you need and (if any) where to buy them? A low-end (Consumer, children) stereo microscope with suitable camera mount, ...
Canon cameras are uniquely suitable and cost effective for such a task and I'll explain why. I believe Canon released some information regarding their firmware which has resulted in a couple of custom firmware projects for Canon cameras. Most notable would be the "Canon Hack Development Kit" (CHDK) http://chdk.wikia.com/wiki/CHDK It will add some very ...
This thread is just what I needed, an experiment to illustrate bad handling of PNG files on this forum. Perhaps someone will find the experiment amusing. Here comes a PNG file: The editor thread shows a file, the result window does not!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
DP, First and foremost, use your SHUTTER_COUNT in your filename. My D800E uses 4 digit numbers which I can roll over in not much more than a day. They SCount should never roll over in the useful life of the camera as it should go into the millions whereas the shutter is usually rated at 1/4 million or less. This way, you won't have DAP_9999 and DAP_0001 in ...
Adobe Lightroom can create stacks of images based on their capture time(which is a variable you can modify). So I use that. More information on the topic: Adobe Help - Automatically Stack Images
One common way to do this is before and after a bracketing sequence, take a quick shot of your hand. That stands out and you know that all the shots between the two "hand" shots are the bracketing sequence. You can use the ground, sky, anything that easily stands out in a thumbnail Another thing that helps is to change what is often the default sequence ...
Use a flash with rear curtain sync and a long shutter speed. The long shutter blurs the background and the subject. However, at the end of the exposure, the rear curtain synced flash fires, which essentially adds a second exposure on top. The flash is significantly brighter compared to the ambient light, but due to its limited reach, it only hits the ...
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