Long exposures at the beach

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Kiwi Paul, Nov 7, 2013.

  1. Kiwi Paul

    Kiwi Paul Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 15, 2011
    Aberdeen Scotland
    I went to the beach today and took some long exposure shots with the GH3, 12-35 and B&W 10 stop ND.
    I' really pleased with these, the B&W filter has no colour cast at all and I set the GH3 to use Long Shutter Noise reduction and this has worked well, the photos are clean as can be. Most were around 5 ,6, 7 secs although I did take one at 25 secs and it still came out fine.
    All RAW and processed in LR5.
    I must admit the GH3 is a camera I've really developed a lot of respect for, it truly is a great camera.

    Comments welcome :)





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  2. hodad66

    hodad66 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Jan 27, 2010
    Indialantic, Florida
    wonderful set!!
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  3. jeffg53

    jeffg53 Mu-43 Veteran Subscribing Member

    Aug 22, 2012
    Sydney, Australia
    Jeff Grant
    Nice shots, Paul. 25 seconds wouldn't be asking a lot of a modern sensor like the GH3. It is painful waiting for the noise reduction to do its job, but worth the wait.
  4. Cruzan80

    Cruzan80 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 23, 2012
    Denver, Co
    Sean Rastsmith
    They look great. I have been suprised at how much silkiness the ocean can get even off of a 2-3sec shot, much less a 25sec.
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  5. danimal

    danimal Mu-43 Supporter

    Dec 31, 2012
    Oakland, California
    These are fantastic Paul! I'm envious. I just went on vacation and forgot all my filters at home in a drawer. I really wanted to do some ND filter long exposure beach shots.

    I guess I'll have to just make another trip :smile:
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