First attempt at 'night' photography

Discussion in 'Photos & Videos' started by aartwmich, Dec 7, 2002.

  1. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    This is a street light near the freight station....maybe I need a filter? It looks really cool in person.

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  2. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Hope you don't mind...added a little night fog and got rid of the sodium vapor light.

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  3. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    It looks Good Vic!! How did you DO that?????
  4. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Using Paintshop Pro I first sharpened the image then moved the lighting balance all the way up. Saved that pic and then using MGI Photsuite added the fog. Tried to dim the light too but couldn't figure that one Shamus will do it!!!...he's a pro!! :)
  5. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    The real question to have taken it properly in the first place?? LOL Maybe Shamus will know that too??
  6. eightyeightfan1

    eightyeightfan1 Now I'm AMP'd

    Looks real good. Maybe a little light in the window might really set the scene.
  7. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    Yah 88..adding alot more lights is one of the 4000 things I want to do to my ......along with learning how to use the camera better

    SO many little time and energy
  8. shamus

    shamus Registered Member

    Hi aartwmich, I liked the photo around the other way, Ooops.

    Looks like you took the photo just using the light from the street lamp to light the scene. This kind of light is not really good enough for a colour print with a 35mm camera, on the other hand, if you are using a Digital camera and you can set it for incandescent lighting then you should be able to get a fair representation, colour wise. If your camera is digital but hasn’t got that facility, just get hold of an 80B or 80A filter and hold it in front of the lens when taking the photo.

    On my website and here in the gauge is an article I wrote on Model Photography.




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  9. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Hi Shamus, I caught what you did....won't say...lets see if anyone else catches it!!:D :D :D It will take some sharp eyes won't it.:D
  10. aartwmich

    aartwmich Member

    Well Vic..looks like he did about the same as you 'cept he mirrored it vertically and didn't shrink it.

    So what am I not seeing??
  11. jmarksbery

    jmarksbery Active Member

    My turn

    Let me try, and I added a little lite in the window also :rolleyes: ;)

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  12. Vic

    Vic Active Member

    Hehehe! got it .... he did nothing other what you described!!!:D :D :D :)

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