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    Quote Originally Posted by mporter012 View Post
    Hey David!

    Can you give me a rundown on testing my personal EI. I suppose I should do that first. I'm using a Nikon FE2 with Tri-x and T-max 100/400.

    Thanks!

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    Use the box speed. There are very good reasons that the manufacturers supply them. Experience will tell you how to compensate for reciprocity failure. See the data sheet for Tri-X 400.
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    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    So I do not need to do anything specific for my camera?

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    A tripod and possibly a cable release.
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sirius Glass View Post
    A tripod and possibly a cable release.
    Tim Tams and Twinings is nice, too.

    We're none the wiser as to just what it is you are photographing at night: streetscapes, statues, desert, cityscapes, night sky, star trails, moonlit scenes... Each of these requires variations in technique and approach, and a couple (eg night skies, star trails) a bit of careful planning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poisson Du Jour View Post
    We're none the wiser as to just what it is you are photographing at night: streetscapes, statues, desert, cityscapes, night sky, star trails, moonlit scenes... Each of these requires variations in technique and approach, and a couple (eg night skies, star trails) a bit of careful planning.
    However all those scenes are included the the newJiffy Night Calculator. See attached pdf.
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    Quote Originally Posted by mporter012 View Post
    Can someone give me a run down of how to get started on shooting at night... I understand that some prominent night photographers like Michael Kenna open the shutter and then sit in their car reading for 5 or 6 hours, and then close the shutter!

    Thanks!
    Of course you could go get the answer from the horse's mouth...

    See post 23 - Vaughn shared his notes based on a handout he got directly from Michael Kenna

    http://www.apug.org/forums/forum54/1...so-bright.html

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