How do you do more than a 30 sec exposure/how do you expose it!?

Started Sep 8, 2012 | Discussions thread
hemi71cuda
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Re: How do you do more than a 30 sec exposure/how do you expose it!?
In reply to Hofendis, Sep 8, 2012

Hofendis wrote:

Sony has a remote shutter release (came with my a700, but also works with my a77). Just set the shutter to "wireless" to use it. You can also buy a generic wired remote at almost any camera shop and it should work with Sony.

Set the exposure to manual, then BULB as others have said. Set the aperture to whatever depth of field you want. I then take the trial and error approach to shutter time - but others may have more of a scientific approach to this. Works to me and usually only takes a few iterations to get the timing I need for the shot.

I got a programmable wired remote on Amazon for under $12. Will work for individual manual long exposures as well as doing time lapse. Should be a lot of fun.

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