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Doctor Who?

24 Jan 2014 10:40AM   Views : 454 Unique : 354

I've watched Doctor Who since the very first episode and was captivated from the very start. There has been some fantastic television produced over the past 50 years, and such a variety of styles under the one title.

I'll have a look for some older shots when I have time, but for now here's some that are in my Portfolio today. These were shot on the Pentax K10D with the SMC Pentax-DA 16-45mm f/4 lens. Low light photography has never been easier than it is now with our digital cameras. When I shot these setting ISO 1600 was seen as quite daring by some, but it was good enough, especially under the varied mixed lighting of an exhibition. Even the f/4 lens was fast enough.

Now of course we lament that ISO 51200 shows a bit of noise....oh how spoilt we have become! At the other extreme, I've been selling a few of my stock of old glass plates, some of them dating as far back as the 1940s. (I didn't buy them new, I'm not that old!) I was astonished to hear that one buyer is using them as is and getting good results from a setting of ISO 1 (yes, one) and 12 minutes development. Remarkable. I will never complain about ISO settings again.






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