Long Exposure XZ-1 Questions

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btwango
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Long Exposure XZ-1 Questions
Mar 31, 2012

Hi all!

Has anyone here played around with long exposures on their xz-1? The longer the better. What is your opinion of these shots? Would you consider the image at noisy (and I know noisy is subjective) at 10 minutes?
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Kirppu
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Re: Long Exposure XZ-1 Questions
In reply to btwango, Mar 31, 2012

But you need a remote launcher for 10min exposure or patience to keep finger on the shutter button

Longest I have used are these photos.

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Barry Carter
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In reply to Kirppu, Apr 1, 2012

This single 2 min exposure, ISO 400, RAW, was taken with XZ-1 with Lumix LT-55 1.7x telecoverter for 190mm at full zoom. Camera mounted on tracking mount.

North American Nebula in Constellation Cygnus, NGC 7000.

Here is setup used:

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In reply to btwango, Apr 3, 2012

I think you will see some noise in brighter area (i.e. sky) but they are treatable in post processing. Here are two shots I took yesterday, first one is 10-sec, second one is 40-sec shot:

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