A&P First time with long exposure *Big ass pics*

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  1. epitaph

    epitaph Exorcizamus te, omnis immundus spiritus.

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    This is my first time experimenting with long exposure shots. I'm fairly new to the photography game so critique all you like. All of these were taken sometime in late May in Princeton, NJ. They were scanned in from prints, so I did run them through Photoshop only to bring back the original quality. These are my favorite shots to date, enjoy. :wiggle:


    you're going to need to rehost them
     
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  2. Logik

    Logik Livin la vida broka

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    very nice.
     
  3. epitaph

    epitaph Exorcizamus te, omnis immundus spiritus.

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    Thanks. But damn, now that I look at them on another monitor, they're way brighter than the actual prints. :uh:
     
  4. ElDude

    ElDude Hiya!

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    I was just thinking that they look a little overbright. Still, I quite like the first one. I'd like to see the unaltered version of the second one if you have it. It looks like it could be a nice shot, but with all that light it looks a little like a dolls house.
     
  5. wilthrill809

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    Any chance downloading those pics full size?
     
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  7. epitaph

    epitaph Exorcizamus te, omnis immundus spiritus.

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    Yeah, they look ok on my monitor, but I keep it on a very low brightness. I can host a zip of all the hi-res shots. But unfortunately, and quite irritatingly, I can't find the unaltered scans. :wtc: I'll try to rescan them at work tomorrow, after that I'll see what I can do about hosting the hi-res files.
     
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    Your long exposer time makes some of these night shots look like day. Very cool shots man.
     
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    Some of 'em look a bit blown out, but still very very very nice pics :cool:
     
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    I like this shot a lot. The trees and belltower have awesome lighting. The building is very overexposed towards the bottom, though. Perhaps using a less contrasty film (or setting?) would help bring out the brick details. But as far as composition, I love this picture because the lighting in the foreground leads one to believe the shot was taken in the daytime, but the section of dark sky and belltower causes a little mystery. It's kind of hard to explain. Nice shot. :)
     
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    they need some photoshop there is a lot of saturation and over exposed pics but overall they look cool
     
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    I like your pics a lot and i live in princeton so i think i'm going to walk around one night with my camera and see what i come up with. BTW what time where these pictures taken?
     
  14. epitaph

    epitaph Exorcizamus te, omnis immundus spiritus.

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    Thanks! I know some are a bit overexposed, like I said I've just started experimenting with these kinds of shots, and I'm sure the film wasn't appropriate either. (most of the shots are 20-30 second exposures with a large aperture).

    I ran them through photoshop to try and bring back some of the color they lost through scanning. Apparently I screwed up. :hs:

    Thank you. Princeton is really a great place to photograph. If I remember correctly they were taken around midnight-1am.


    By the way - I found the original scans, so for whoever asked for originals or hi-res pics, I'll host them when I get home tonight. :bigthumb:
     
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  16. anjego

    anjego Invading your economy!

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    nice :cool:

    i assume you were using a tripod, yes?
     
  17. FidizzyTypeS

    FidizzyTypeS Gimme Dem Scones!! OT Supporter

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    excellent photographs..............i love playing with night photography.

    Here's an idea for you. Next time you goto a carnival bring your camera with you and do that same type of shot using a triipod and aim it at the ferris wheel. You'll basically get a big ball of lightning. Again nice photos!!
     
  18. epitaph

    epitaph Exorcizamus te, omnis immundus spiritus.

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    Alright, if anyone still wants the hi-res original scans (not PS'ed or anything), shoot me a PM. The zip is 111 megs. Thanks again for all the compliments. :wavey:
     

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