Long Exposures and Hot Pixels
Long exposures during night photography

Long Exposures and Hot Pixels

When you take a very long exposure during a session of night photography, maybe 20 seconds or more, why does the camera take so long to process the image? This question came up during my latest Night Photography Workshop. The answer involves your camera's 'Long Exposure Noise Reduction' process. Long exposures can be both necessary and creative for night photography, but the camera processing time for each image can often take as long as the time exposure itself. Photograph by Philip Dunn Hot pixels Well, it's all about 'hot pixels', and how your camera deals…

Continue Reading

Fuji X-Pro 2 Camera

I’ve finally taken the big step – traded in my old DSLR Nikons and bought a new camera. Well, it’s an almost new Fuji  X-Pro 2. The Nikons were getting less and less use, and my super little Fuji X-Pro 1 had become my camera of choice. I was one of the first photographers to buy into this Fuji system when the X-Pro 1 was launched a few years ago. It suited me perfectly. Having carried a heavy bag full of camera gear for most of my working life, this high quality little mirrorless camera…

Continue Reading
Close Menu