night photography

Discussion in 'Exposure Discussion' started by Anonymous, Sep 6, 2003.

  1. Anonymous

    Anonymous Inactive

    May 14, 2003
    hey, i was just wondering if anyone had some tips for me
    my current setup is this:

    40 year old fuljica st801
    kodachrom slide film
    powerfull flash

    my location:
    Not much around besides stars, old sheds and rocks and cliffs and bolders for night photography.

    will someone please give me some tips, i would really apreeciate it.
  2. Robert Kennedy

    Robert Kennedy Member

    Sep 7, 2002
    Just north o
    Medium Format
    First off, try some astrophotography. Aim the camera on a tripod UPWARDS with no flash, and just set the shutter to 'B'. Leave it out from 1 hour after sunset to 1 hour before sunrise and see what you get.

    If you are willing to dump the Kodachrome, get some 3200 speed film (Ilford is good), and use the flash with it. You get an AMAZING range and a nice grain. Who knows what you will get.