Getting Started: Friendly Fire

by Shane Thomas July. 25, 2011 5047 views

I almost took the easy route tonight. Finally, I decided that even if I get little out of heading out in the dark - it's worth a shot. It got me wondering if I could get anything more from the street lighting.

What surprised me the most was just how much the light changes in just minutes. Fun experience.

Take a newbie (me) that has no idea how to take photographs. Next, grab an entry level Nikon d3100 with 18-55VR stock lens and set both to full manual. Then, try to take photographs and have the end result resemble what was in my mind when I clicked the button.

Friendly fire..?

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Sadhya Rippon 6 years, 1 month ago

You must have used the tripod for these. I wonder if the colour difference is to do with the differing shutter speeds? I find that my night shots are always hit and miss. Some people (Riyaz for instance) have really got it sorted perfectly, but not me.

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Amanda-Jane 6 years, 1 month ago

I really like that first shot :) Nicely done!

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Eiram Marie 6 years, 1 month ago

Interesting light in both of them! Lovely!

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Karman 6 years, 1 month ago

How interesting. I prefer the second capture. It does look as if the sky is on fire behind the house. Nicely Done.

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