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MWM Graphics | Matt W. Moore What is Reciprocity Failure? | Film Photography Project "Lower Manhattan Glowing" - by Shawn Hoke, via FPP Flickr Pool Whether you’re using a lower speed film in daylight, trying to maximize your depth of field in a landscape, or just setting up the camera for an exposure at night, sooner or later you’re going to start pushing the limits of your film’s light gathering ability. As light becomes more scarce, the silver halide grains residing in your film will be less uniformly struck by photons, causing a steep drop in density after a few seconds of needed exposure. This exponentially diminishing response to low light levels is more popularly known as a film’s reciprocity failure. B&W Film - exposures in excess 1-2 seconds will result in reduced density, yielding very thin, if not non-existent shadows. Color Negative Film - exposures in excess of 20 seconds will result in color-shifting, as dye layers of the film will absorb light unevenly over the prolonged exposure. "We Saw It Happen" - by Kevin Joes, via FPP Flickr Pool

National Geographic célèbre ses 125 ans en dévoilant ses archives photographiques au public National Geographic est un magazine mensuel traitant de géographie, science, histoire, culture et photographie depuis 1888 ! Pour fêter ses 125 ans, la société américaine a décidé de dévoiler ses archives photographiques pour votre plus grand bonheur. A découvrir tout de suite sur DGS… La base de photographies du National Geographic est immense et pour l’instant il n’y a pas beaucoup d’images sur leur site Internet FOUND mais cela va venir très rapidement. La plupart des clichés n’ont jamais été publié dans le magazine et avec le temps certains ont même perdu leur date de prise de vue et l’endroit où elles ont été prises, ces photographies nous révèlent ainsi les cultures et les moments du passé, de quoi nous donner de l’inspiration et de l’émerveillement… Octobre 1903 Alexander Graham Bell et Mabel s’embrassant dans un cerf-volant tétraédrique. Mars 1909 Un zèbre de Burchell au repos dans la savane africaine. Avril 1912 Mai 1914 Février 1915 Mars 1919 Novembre 1921 Août 1924 Date inconnue Mai 1951

The Nocturnes - Tips & Tricks Night Photography - General Information by Tim Baskerville The practice of photographing at night goes back to some of the first photographers. Technical limitations (slow film speed, large camera size, the large wet plates that were used, etc.) severely hampered efforts in this area of photography. However, from the early 1900's on more and more night photographs can be seen. Stieglitz, Brassai, Genthe, Steichen - all have made some notable images that were nocturnal. Stieglitz and Steichen's studies of the Flatiron Building in New York are widely recognized images. Who's Doing It While almost every photographer has at least attempted a "night shot" at some time or other, a relatively small number have devoted their photographic and creative skills exclusively to photographing at night. Timing While a "true" night photograph would be taken an hour or so after dark, excellent results can be obtained at dusk or shortly after. Film Any Tungsten balanced film (Ektachrome 160. Specifics

24 great examples of doodle art | Illustration Doodling is a great, fun way of expressing yourself. But it's often underrated as an art form. Yet doodle art can help you learn how to draw and make a great addition to your design portfolio – as highlighted by these brilliant examples. Combining child-like doodles with expressive illustrations, they show how doodling can be used to create beautiful and arresting designs. 01. Bold and beautiful, this gorgeous piece is the work of illustrator Hattie Stewart (as is the opening image). Best known for her 'doodle bombs', Stewart frequently redesigns magazine covers with her own twist. 02. Jon Burgerman is best known for his colourful, fluid and playful creations and this one is no exception. The brief was to depict the trials and tribulations of being an artist, including creating a concept, playing with ideas, taking a break and checking emails. 03. Based in Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Tessa Shearer is a designer and illustrator who specialises in the cheery and quirky. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09.

How to Shoot Eye Catching Night Scenes Written 5 years ago by Mark Evans Looking for inspiration, and spot of photography? Well why not try in the middle of the night! Ok it may look a little dodgy wandering about with a camera in the dark, but some of the best shots can be had while out and about in the witching hour. Catching Motion Movement is great, especially when the subject has lights on it. Selective Lighting If you’re shooting with a really long exposure time, then you may just have enough time to run about and paint parts of your scene with a light. Setup When shooting at night you are generally going to have slow shutter speeds, so a tripod or other support is essential for these types of shots and of course, you’ll need a shutter release cable if you’re going to be shooting at longer than the usual 30sec limit of most cameras, although with most shots you should be able to get by without one. Shoot More Than 1 Shot Ideas Silhouettes Fair Grounds What better excuse to go to the fair than photography? Fireworks

Home - OK-Studios - Corporate Design & Brand Creation - Typo3 & Magento Agentur Hamburg How To Take Great Photos At Night » Architecture and Landscape Photographer Surrey London | RAMYAD Photography Photographs taken at night can provide a view of place that look spectacular when the night lights are on. The lights from the streets and buildings provide a unique atmosphere and highlight the subject matter. 20 seconds at F/11, ISO 100 To get the best from your low light shots, there are a few guidelines to follow that you may not typically follow during a daytime shot. So how (and when) should you take a night time photo? In this post I talk about: TRIPOD – ALWAYS use a tripod or some kind of support to get sharp images.ISO – Keep your ISO at 100 (or the lowest setting on your camera) to reduce colour noiseAPERTURE/SHARPNESS – Stop down the aperture to get everything in focusTIME OF DAY – Never shoot at night! 1) TRIPOD – ALWAYS use a tripod or some kind of support to get sharp images. As you will be taking photos that require a long exposure time, hand holding the camera to get a sharp image will be virtually impossible, unless you set the ISO to a very high value. Shooting at night.

The Emerging Art Of Reverse Graffiti Also known as clean tagging, dust tagging, grime writing, green graffiti or clean advertising, reverse graffiti is a method of creating temporary or semi permanent images through the removal of dirt. It is often done by removing grime with fingers – as is often seen on dirty cars – but can also involve larger-scale crud removal via a high power washer. Photographing Cityscapes | Night Photography Tips Capturing Night Signs When photographing signs at night, one of the most important factors is light metering. The combination of a bright sign and a dark background can confuse the camera, leaving you with an under or over exposed image. You need an accurate metering mode that you can control, so choose spot metering and choose a mid toned area for a balanced shot (in this case the red lettering). Place your camera on a sturdy tripod to avoid camera shake and turn off the flash if you are too close to the sign. Stunning Cityscapes To take a photograph of a cityscape once the evening has come, find a spot that shows off all the buildings and office lights that are lit. Photographing Bridges Bridges that are lit up at night look stunning when photographed well. Shooting Street Portraits Street portraits can be very interesting. Monuments at Night Stunning architecture takes on a new life at night time, especially when juxtaposed with movement. Capturing Street Life Recommended Settings

Essentials to Getting Started with Low-Light and Night Photography | Light Stalking The following two tabs change content below. Ritesh has been photographing for about four years now and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. You can see his photography on Flickr. Low-light and night photography follow the same basic fundamentals of photography but there are some techniques that are more prevalent and worth learning. You will mainly be working with slow shutter speeds, making it challenging for you to avoid blur from camera shake and vibration. Essential Gear for Shooting in Low-Light You don’t need lots of new and expensive equipment for low-light and night photography. Camera You will need a camera that allows you to keep the shutter open for long periods of time, ranging from a fraction of a second to several seconds. Low-Light Lenses The lenses you already have for daylight photography are also usable for low-light conditions. Tripod ISO Considerations for Low-Light Photography Getting Your Exposure Right Reference(s)

Episode 108 :: Metering for Night Photography Video Notes: Metering is a subject we haven’t covered in a little while, but after doing some night shooting last week I realized this would be a great subject to cover. Modern cameras have very advanced metering systems, but I’ve found shooting at night is one of the most difficult things for your camera’s meter to handle. Remember, you camera meter is a computer and its not going to make decisions based on mood, tone or your own taste. Previous episodes on Metering: » Episode 6 :: Exposure » Episode 16 :: Metering Without a Light Meter » Episode 25 :: Dynamic Range » Episode 60 :: Zone System » Episode 61 :: Zone System Approach to HDR Techniques

Metering for low light landscapes – John Patrick Photography Blog August 26th, 2011 With the late summer nights starting to draw in, my thoughts are turning to planning my first night time photography trips of the autumn season. With that in mind, now seems a good time to describe a technique I use for metering ambient light for low light landscapes and getting the overall exposure just right. Since I first started shooting night landscapes and star trails a few years back I’ve gradually refined my way of working to the point where most of the guesswork has gone and I can get good repeatable results. Removing that guesswork is more important than usual in long exposure night landscapes because in contrast with daytime photography, at night you often only get one go at the shot. It’s worth mentioning that I have a fascination with working using the available ambient light and that’s what I’m going to describe here. My mission here was to capture the scene under the last remaining light as day turned to night. Calculating the exposure Test shots

Night Photography Lesson | School of Photography Copyright: This lesson MAY NOT be copied to your website or blog, please use the social networking buttons above to link to it. See our Terms and Conditions. This free lesson assumes the student has some knowledge in practical photography (equivalent to a pass level in our Basic Photography course). If you like what you see in this lesson, but cannot understand all the information given, enrol in our new Creative Photography course and get all the help and encouragement you need! All our courses enjoy tutor assisted learning so you are never left alone wondering what it all means. Once the sun has set many photographers will pack away their cameras and go home. Throughout our courses we emphasise the importance of light for the photographic image. Taking photographs at night is a lot simpler to achieve then one might think. Here we have some guidelines on the possibilities open to us with night photography. In fig n.2 is probably one of the most photographed scenes by day and night.