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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Paul at 25,000 EI
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Taken at 1/15 sec F4 at 25,000 EI Totally dark room, light source 14" Laptop at 1.5m on Ebay homepage.
Submitted: Friday, 7th May, 2010 19:41 (GMT)
Taken: Friday, 25th July, 2008
Focal length: 80 mm
Shutter speed: 1/15 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 25000
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