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[OM] Re: I've Waited Long Enough (Long post, only for the brave)

Subject: [OM] Re: I've Waited Long Enough (Long post, only for the brave)
From: asud journal <asudjournal@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 8 Feb 2005 16:20:42 +0100
When i do nigthshots with long exposures up to 10s with my OM4. I use 
the B setting with an off camera
  ligth meter. It avoid me to drain the batteries.
Loïc
Le 8 févr. 05, à 15:55, jking@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx a écrit :

>
>>
>> Hi joshua,
>> like as said by other listees, monopods are just good for telephoto.
>> You'll better use a tripod for long nigthshots.
>> You can find some ligth meters at an average price. I've found in a
>> used camera shop a gossen variosix F at 40€.
>> But the pocket ligth book with bracketing could be a good compromise.
>> Welcome back on the list, Loïc.
>>
>
> I don't own a monopod but I don't think it will provide the stability 
> you
> need. The latest set of nigh photos I took were in hong kong and some 
> of
> the exposures where 15-30 seconds (24mm wide angle F5.6, tamron 90mm @ 
> f8,
> 35-70 f3.6 @ f8) lots of dark sky and dark water). In fact in 3 days of
> night photography I killed the batteries that where in the camera 
> (om4ti).
> The auto setting on the om4ti works perfectly with almost all the 
> shoots
> comming out very well (slide film) without having to think. Perhaps you
> may want to invest in a om2?
> regards
> James
>
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