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Night Sky in Val Badia (BZ) Italy

Discussion in 'Scenic, Architecture, and Travel' started by Mark0, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. Mark0

    Mark0 Mu-43 Regular

    81
    Dec 23, 2011
    Near Venice, Italy
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  2. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez
    nice....
     
  3. Mark0

    Mark0 Mu-43 Regular

    81
    Dec 23, 2011
    Near Venice, Italy
    Thanks! I would have liked to have a less noisy results, but of the various combinations of apertura and exposure times, this was the less bad. I was using the Pana 14mm, BTW.
    I have seen you have some fantastic shots of cars & dark skies with stars, with very little noise: what's the secret, if I may ask? :)
     
  4. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez
    I love the panny 14mm, but alas, it is noisy when used in the darkness..

    I find the panny 20mm f/1.7 to produce cleaner shots in the darkness, though it still has noise, not as bad as the 14mm...
     
  5. Mark0

    Mark0 Mu-43 Regular

    81
    Dec 23, 2011
    Near Venice, Italy
    I see. Thanks!
     
  6. Mellow

    Mellow Mu-43 All-Pro

    Aug 27, 2010
    Florida or Idaho
    Tom
    This seems very odd to me . . . noise shouldn't have anything to do with the lens, only with the sensor. Unless you mean perhaps that the faster speed of the 20mm allows you to use shorter exposures? Obviously you'll get more noise the longer the shutter is kept open.

    To the original subject of the thread: lovely picture. Makes me want to be there!
     
  7. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez
    the 20mm is outstanding for capturing stars...

    the 14mm is my daytime GOTO lens..

    the 20mm is my nightime GOTO lens...


    the star coverage is very nice on the lowly e-pl1.

    ngt-4.


    ngt-9.


    ncalb-1.


    ncalb-3.
     
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  8. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez


    after many hours and nights of testing, the 14mm is rather noisy..

    I find this with my 'shorty forty' also, my 40mm pancake prime on my Canon t4i, very noisy in pitch darkness.... for whatever reason...

    yet my 35mm prime on my Sony A65 produces clean files...

    I can shoot two exact images on a tripod on my e-pl1, say 10 second exposure wideopen with the 20mm and 14mm, the 14mm always has the most noise, it just isn't happy in the darkness.
     
  9. littleMT

    littleMT Mu-43 All-Pro

    Apr 8, 2012
    Lucille Sanchez
    in the last image of the Dodge Caliber, the very bright light, is the planet Venus.
     
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