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Day photo at night.

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http://gizmodo.com/5742383/175-photo...taken-at-night

I saw this and I was wondering, how can someone truly setup to get shots like those? I mean, some of the people tell you what settings they use, but how is this possible?

Does anyone else have these shots? I'd love to see them.

EDIT:NVM, someone posted this already under a different thread name.
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Wow, never heard of this until now.
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You know, ironically due to the lack of high iso film stock and adequate lighting capabilities back in the day, movie studio's used to do the opposite.

It was called day for night shots, they would shoot highly underexposed and then add a blue hue to make it look like night, they used this technique all the way into the 80's, hence why when you watch old movies, the night shot's always have extensive shadows, its from the sun from shooting during the day lol no joke!
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Its very easy to do. Just use "bulb" setting in your shutter speed, mount your camera on a tripod, use a remote shutter cable (or set your cameras timer) And fire a shot for 30 seconds. If your desired effect is not reached, add more time untill you get the shot you want.
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bruce percy has been doing this for a while now, has done a lot of stuff for national geographic. Probably one of my favorite if not my favorite photographers. He uses film instead, but you can kind of read about how he does it on his site

http://www.brucepercy.co.uk/
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