Lens for Museum(s)

Started Apr 2, 2013 | Discussions thread
Al Valentino
Senior MemberPosts: 4,354Gear list
Like?
Re: Suggestion
In reply to nixda, Apr 3, 2013

nixda wrote:

I haven't read through the entire thread, so forgive me if it's been mentioned already: a good way to improve IQ when taking pictures of images in low light is averaging several to many identical images. Take a tripod, compose your shot, take as many images as you want, and then superimpose them in, say, Photoshop. The signal-to-noise ratio goes up with the square root of the number of shots taken. Very effective. Used all the time in astrophotography, but museum photography is another prime application here.

The problem with this suggestion is to find a museum that would permit a tripod. As a person that frequents museums in New York for decades I know that is not an option. Neither is flash.

 Al Valentino's gear list:Al Valentino's gear list
Fujifilm X-E1 Fujifilm XF 35mm F1.4 R Fujifilm XF 14mm F2.8 R Fujifilm XF 18-55mm F2.8-4 R LM OIS Fujifilm XF 55-200mm F3.5-4.8 R LM OIS +8 more
Reply   Reply with quote   Complain
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow