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Old Oct 12, 2009, 9:45 PM   #1
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I'd love to see anyone's examples of photos taken in low light...I find that many of my photographs are taken in such conditions and I am in the market for a new camera.
I would love if you would post whatever equipment and settings you used to obtain such photos, and if you did any PP, what that was...
This may be asking too much, so I understand if no one is up to sharing! I am just mostly finding outdoor photographs on the web....
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OK javacleve-

Here is a Sony A-230 photo taken at 1600 without any post processing at all.

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And, javacleve-

I also purchased a Canon XSi camera just so I could post some low light level photos taken with the Canon XSi in this new thread, of course without any post processing. I thought that might assist in your DSLR camera search.

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Here's some of mine. These were taken with a Konica Minolta 5D and a Tamron 17-50mm f/2.8 lens.
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These were taken with a Nikon D90 and a Nikkor 85mm f/1.8.
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Pentax K2000 with Vivitar 24mm f2.8 manual lens. ISO 3200.
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This is a fairly wide selection of some excellent examples of low light level shooting taken with a variety of cameras. Some show small amounts of post processing, which I would expect from DSLR cameras, where the general assumption is that you will do simple to some post processing. I think javacleve, the OP should be pleased with the result.

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I saw this TR6 at the back of my friend's auto repair shop. There was just one light bulb above the car. Even though sunlight was coming through the window of the back door, it was very dark.
I didn't have a tripod with me, but I thought I should give it a shot.

ISO 400, 0.4 s, f/5.6, auto WB

Olympus E410 w/14-54mm Mark l.

As you can see, it has a typical yellow cast.

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That is an excellent photo, Hiro-

It demonstrates very well what can be done, when you just really need to get the photo. You handled the photo environment very well.

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Thank you all for your examples, they all look great to me! John G has suggested that I would be happy with all of the mentioned cameras, if it wasn't for the gymnastics situation...so, if give that part up, it will be easier to select a camera.

Tcav, those horse photos are fabulous (I love horses and these are very sharp)...
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