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carylwithay Aug 13, 2011 3:17 AM

Amazing night landscapes with my new Leica Digilux 2
 
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I have ben playing with this new to me camera for nights now. It does quite an amazing job on auto setting for everything.
Caryl

JeannieBug Aug 13, 2011 4:11 AM

Nice!

pj1974 Aug 14, 2011 6:16 PM

Hi caryl

Your new camera certainly has potential. Night scenes can be so much fun and present interesting lighting. I like the 'almost eerie' feel to #1.

Both photos are a bit soft however. Not sure if this is because of subject movement (eg tree leaves / branches) or focus (slightly oof or a shallow dof) or if you didn't have your camera on a sturdy tripod.

Cheers

Paul

carylwithay Aug 14, 2011 6:35 PM

I use a sturdy tripod but all auto focus. It does not seem to get really sharp in the dark but i will keep trying.
Caryl

JeannieBug Aug 14, 2011 8:26 PM

Do you use a shutter release cable or a timer, Caryl? If not, it could be you pushing the shutter button that is causing the softness. If you don't have a cable release, I would suggest trying it again with the timer.

carylwithay Aug 14, 2011 9:30 PM

I do use a timer. I have a cable release on order and it should be here soon. On long exposures, it is hard to keep trees from moving. I kind of like the soft effect because it is like a painting.
Caryl

JeannieBug Aug 14, 2011 10:25 PM

I love my cable release! Put your camera on continuous shooting mode and lock the cable release and you have time-lapse images!

carylwithay Aug 14, 2011 11:31 PM

What do you do with the time-lapse images?
Caryl

UJEFROCNROL Aug 14, 2011 11:34 PM

Good job Caryl.

Jeff


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