Lights along a dark marina, me moving the camera around.
I’m always up in the wee hours, and sometimes I’ll spend a few minutes stargazing. As I don’t have a tripod, I don’t usually give much thought to taking long exposures. But one middle-of-the-night morning, moonless and perfectly clear, I figured, well, what the heck…
I laid the camera on its back on the arm of the deck chair I was sitting in, and then I leaned back and pressed the shutter cable and enjoyed the view. The above was the longest exposure and the most successful, at about 10-12 minutes; after that, my thumb got bored.
This is what happened during the next shot, when the dog bounded outside to join me on the deck.
Otherwise, my seat-of-the-pants setup worked all right, so I’ll start going for longer exposures.
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Night Lights (Marina), scanned from the print, c. 2012
Fujifilm Neopan 400
Night Lights (Stars #2) & Night Lights (Dog), c. 2012