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07-30-2010, 12:50 AM   #1
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night shot problem

Hi! I am rather new to write a problem with my K10D. I sometimes logg on the site and read the articles. I can't find any topics that related to my problem so I decided to write it and want to add a photo which I have taken yesterday night. After I took a photo at ISO 100 / Bulb mode F16 for 4 minutes, in the four shots I took after that the lights turned green and in the fifth one they went normal lights again. I couldn't understand the problem .Can anybody help me to understand this issue ? Thanks by now.orcrown (I don't know how I add or I can add a photo.

07-30-2010, 02:09 AM   #2
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Did you use RAW or JPEG under Auto White Balance ?
AWB can really misbehave under very low light - it may simply interprete whatever input it has, and work from there. A 4 minute exposure means the sensor is getting very little light.

I've had JPEG photos taken under the same dim lighting condition come out totally different.
I just use RAW and work from there for low-light shots.
07-30-2010, 07:23 AM   #3
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Sensor overheat?
It would help if you could post a picture.

In your reply, click on go advanced and then manage attachments.
You'll get an upload window that you can use to navigate to the image you want to upload. Just downsize the file to something manageable before you put it up.

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