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Old Jan 5, 2012, 1:43 PM   #1
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Default D5100 with 35MM F1.8 in door low light test

This is a low light test for my D5100. I am a new Nikon user switched from Panasonic L1. I am still trying to learn how to use D5100 effectively.

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Nice images- I am intrigued however,by the various aperture settings used on each shot.Did you shoot any in aperture priority,at f/1.8 ? It would give you more shutter speed to play with,or a beneficial reduction in the necessary iso setting.
It might not be razor sharp- and have a shallower depth of field- but worth trying out,maybe..?
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Old Jan 7, 2012, 4:42 PM   #3
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No, I was not using aperture priority for all the photos.
I should be using at least F8 to get a better depth of field. My test was to test in door low light condition. I got better result with my Panasonic L1 in the past.
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JKA, it's probably best to embed the photos here as a lot of people don't like going to external links.

You say you got better results with the L1, in what way do you mean? There are a couple of things that jump to mind, firstly the built in IS system and also the smaller sensor allows greater DOF for the same filed of view than with the APS-C sensor on your Nikon.
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I tried posting my resized photos but the images are too soft (Resizing using Lightroom). I will try other program nest time.
I think the kit lens on L1 and the OIS are the answers. It is also I am not used to the Nikon focusing system. I need to learn how to use Nikon DSLR effectively. It is the user not the camera.
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It is the user not the camera.
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I think lots of us fall into that category so you will get there

With the posting here you can just use flickr, it's very easy to do.

I won't use your photo as I don't know if you are happy for me to do so. Here is a page of mine on flickr http://www.flickr.com/photos/2651966...n/photostream/

To post the photo in the thread here I just go to the share icon and then hit HTML/BBCode, select the size in the drop down then copy the BBCode and just paste it into the box where you type.

This is what it looks like when pasted.


Passant on a Rock by Mark Smith Photography UK, on Flickr

After that just repeat with the other photos you want and you will have them nice and tidy in one post for people to check out.

Hope that helps.
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Mark1616,

Here is my test for posting as suggested.
It works wonderfully, thank you very much!


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