Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2001/12/20

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Subject: Re: [Leica] Night shots of Christmas lights- as per recent post
From: ternahan <>
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 18:13:22 -0800

Fred D looks like he is about to blow out the candle...was it his birthday?
Love it!

> From: "Dan Post" <>
> Reply-To:
> Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 20:51:12 -0500
> To: <>
> Subject: Re: [Leica] Night shots of Christmas lights- as per recent post
> With the recent discussion about exposures of lights at night, I have a few
> shots at the indicated URLs taken with Kodak Gold 200 film.
> This is an old house that has been turned into offices of a non-profit
> organization, and the decorate quite a bit during the holidays. This was
> taken at 1/4 f/3,5 with an LTM Summaron on an M6.
> This is a shoot taken of a major intersection in town, late so the traffic
> was minimal.
> This was done at 1/8 with a Summarit, wide open, on an M3
> Grab shot of our cat- on the outside looking in. Fred D, Cat is most
> gracious to allow my wife and I to live in his house. Also a Summarit, wide
> open on an M3- at 1/30
> This is a closer shot of the garage in the Elm Street shot. I sort of liked
> the spiraling effect of the stairway. This too was with a Summarit on an M3.
> In all cases, I bracketed a bit, and most turned out- some better than
> others, but when shooting in such extreme conditions, a bit of variation is
> to be expected.
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