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07-26-2009, 11:01 AM   #1
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K20d - long exposures

Im trying to get some shots with long exposures (around 30 seconds) but can only seem to manage around 7 seconds at a time, and thats F22!

Anyone give me any advice?

07-26-2009, 11:04 AM   #2
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get a ND filter
07-26-2009, 11:19 AM   #3
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What are you trying to capture for 30sec?
During the day? You'll definitely need an ND filter.
At night? you should have no trouble getting a 30 sec exposure with the ISO turned right down to 100-200.
If the exposure ain't right on an auto mode with a few seconds of exposure, go to M mode and dial up your 30 secs yourself and see if that improves it.
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Yes, don't forget to check your ISO setting too as it might be too high.
Set it to its lowest ISO setting.

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Why don't you shoot in "B" Mode?
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You really need to tell us how & more importantly when you are trying to achieve this ?


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