When Santa came to Blarney

Santa came to Blarney on Sunday night for the switching on of the Christmas lights in the village and I was there to take a few photos. As also seen on the Muskerry News page. Some dragging of the shutter may be involved. I love that effect! * Dragging the shutter means to use a long shutter speed and a flash. The long exposure means you get more light from the dark background and lights. The flash illuminates the foreground. I usually set the exposure to -1 or -2 at f/8 so the exposure wasn’t too long. Aperture ƒ/8 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 28mm ISO 400 Shutter speed… Read More

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Grand Parade Ferris Wheel

I used Magic Lantern to shoot 30 photos of this scene yesterday evening and made a video of it with ffmpeg. ffmpeg -framerate 2 -pattern_type glob -i “2015-12-13*.jpg” -vcodec libx264 -s 1920×1280 -pix_fmt yuv420p -vf fps=25 out.mp4 Combining them into one one photo looks like this.. Aperture ƒ/10 Camera Canon EOS 6D Focal length 24mm ISO 100 Shutter speed 1.6s

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