Out Of The Darkness

Challenge #7 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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This challenge is about taking pictures in dim ambient lighting. On film this was problematic: long exposures suffered reciprocity failure and film ISOs didn't go much above 400 without "push processing." However, modern digital cameras can extract usable images from very poorly lit scenes using long exposures, sensor shake compensation, really high ISOs, noise reduction processing (including stacking), etc. This challenge is for digital images captured in lighting dim enough to start to be a problem for film -- photos that would require an exposure of 1 second or longer with ISO 100 at the aperture setting that you used.
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Cape Town harbour
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152nd place (joint)
Shot from Table Mountain. Camera was put on a stone wall, using the self timer. I took more pics, using different ISO, aperture and timer settings. This one I like best.
Submitted: Thursday, 6th May, 2010 10:04 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 9th March, 2010
Focal length: 185 mm
Shutter speed: 4 sec
Aperture: F5
ISO: 100
Views: 98
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