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Old Oct 1, 2013, 8:52 AM   #1
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Last night at sunset trying different things with the Q. First shot auto HDR 2nd a 9 shot multiexposure trying to smooth out the water and sky. I used the internal ND filter but shutter speeds were still at 1/8 sec. I need to get an external ND filter to get longer shutter speeds but the multiexposure got close to what I was trying to get, what do you guys think.

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Well, your 'playing' turned out very nice results. I'll have to try this, thanks for the lesson.

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Well, your 'playing' turned out very nice results. I'll have to try this, thanks for the lesson.

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Rodney the multiexposure does not autoalign like HDR, you will need a tripod and remote or use the timer

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Rodney the multiexposure does not autoalign like HDR, you will need a tripod and remote or use the timer

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Now you tell me , I took these hand held, my friend's dog ( Jazz, the one my Mojo likes to traumatise ) shot would maybe better on a tripod, but I kinda like the soft background anyway, the river scene obviously would have been better on the tripod. Mojo turned out ok I think, 1/250th must be fast enough ? and that ND filter worked a treat on this one and the river.
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The way the multi-exposure works you must push the release for each image after selecting the number of shots and then selecting "start shooting" in the mult-exposure menu. Either you are fantastic at aligning images in the finder between shutter releases or you missed a step.

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The way the multi-exposure works you must push the release for each image after selecting the number of shots and then selecting "start shooting" in the mult-exposure menu. Either you are fantastic at aligning images in the finder between shutter releases or you missed a step.

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Oh my apologies, I was confused , I thought you just meant HD, thanks for clearing this up.
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Love the write up! Really interesting. Got me eager to go try that out!
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