Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums >

LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 25, 2006, 9:03 AM   #1
Junior Member
margot's Avatar
Join Date: May 2006
Posts: 8

Sorry for the [kinda] cross-post, but no one answered in the Sony forum...

I was going out the door to buy the ONLY available Sony H2 within 25 miles of my house [no kidding] when I took a last look at some reviews. I stumbled across some SPECTACULAR night shots taken with the Kodak P850...[I know, I know]

But take a look at these... http://www.stevesforums.com/forums/view_topic.php?id=71713&forum_id=18&highli ght=850

Can the H2 do this? I'm willing to live w/ the Kodak colors [finish in Photoshop anyway] and the proprietary rechargable [what if I need power in Italy] but these shots are amazing...

margot is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old May 25, 2006, 12:02 PM   #2
Senior Member
E.T's Avatar
Join Date: Jul 2003
Posts: 921

There's three things you need for such shots:

1. Camera capable to long exposures. (over couple seconds)

2. Tripod. (or something which does the job like "bean bag")

3. Way to trigger camera without causing it to shake. (if camera has 2 second timer that's very good)

Third is optional but good to have.
E.T is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 25, 2006, 3:55 PM   #3
Senior Member
rinniethehun's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2005
Posts: 1,870


There is only one 850 pic in that thread (the first). The second pic was taken with a DX 6490, and the third with a Fuji F10.

Before you buy, take a look at the resolution comparison pics betweeen the 850 and the H1 here:


Good luck with your choice.

the Hun

rinniethehun is offline   Reply With Quote

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 1:14 AM.