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First real test of the 20D at Little Sable

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Postby Jen » Wed Jul 26, 2006 9:10 pm


I had to check out the new noise reduction for long exposures on the 20D, so Mary and I went up to Little Sable last Sunday night. I gave her a disposable camera to keep her busy and she did pretty darn good!

25 minutes before sunset.
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15 minutes before sunset. Everyone on the beach was taking photos of the sunset, and I was looking back at the lighthouse!
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45 minutes after sunset. This is 20 seconds at F16, ISO 100. In between I was taking shots of Mary playing in the water as the sun was sinking.
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These last two were an hour after sunset, ISO 400, 30 seconds at F11 with the noise reduction. Made a big difference in the large file, but took a good 30 seconds to post-process in the camera after it was captured. Talk about being impatient! :D The white dots are not dust spots; they are the stars appearing at twilight.
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Postby beachbum1616 » Thu Jul 27, 2006 4:43 am


The camera did well. I like the third one of the group the best.

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Postby TWolfe » Thu Jul 27, 2006 5:22 pm


Nice photos. I especially like the 2nd and 3rd photos. Are you happy with the camera?
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Postby COTA » Sat Jul 29, 2006 8:28 am


I like 2 and 3 of the group Jen.
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Postby buster » Sun Jul 30, 2006 12:06 pm


Great photos,Jen :)
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