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Archive for August 23rd, 2008

I really liked the look of the barrels when I did an HDR shot a day or so ago, so I decided to go back down and try it again. In order to get a full range of exposures I had to use my cell phone to time out a two minute exposure because my camera can only go up to thirty seconds before switching to bulb (I used a remote to keep the picture steady). I read Calvin and Hobbes while waiting.

I also finally convinced myself to buy the Nikon 50mm f/1.8 prime lens today I am looking forward to the manual approach to photography. That and the f/1.8 speed setting for low light situations. I hope I will be able to do a outdoor night shot of Storke Plaza at UCSB when I get back down there in a few weeks.

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