Category Archives: night mode

American Steam Locomotive 5197

usa 5197 b, originally uploaded by foto-art. American Steam Locomotive 5197, photographed on the Churnet Valley Railway. Winter is a great time for this sort of shot, which was taken close to the shortest day of the year. A wet … Continue reading

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New York – Times Square

new york – times square, originally uploaded by foto-art. Times Square, New York. A spur-of-the-moment shot whilst on holiday in New York. The camera was set to night mode and it is essential that one uses a tripod or some … Continue reading

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jazz, originally uploaded by foto-art. A hand-held camera with a slow shutter speed has captured a sense of movement and vibrancy in this shot of a band playing. This shot was taken indoors, using available light with the camera set … Continue reading

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