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Hong Kong in sprockets

I brought my sprocket rocket along to Hong Kong packed with some Fuji Superia 200 film. Took it out for day time and night time pics. I normally count about 2 to 3 seconds when taking a long exposure at night. Negative film is pretty forgiving. Some of the photos were underexposed due to my flash not firing ( have since fixed that issue).

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The famous view from Victoria’s peak. We didn’t take the tram but the bus instead which gives you a nice view of the other side of Hong Kong. It takes a bit longer but the line waiting for the tram was huge so maybe time wise there isn’t that much of a difference.

 

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Guy in a spacesuit in Mong Kok. It must have been so hot in there.

 

 

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Looking at Hong Kong from Tsim Tsa Tsui.

 

 

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The view from TST during the nightly light show.

 

 

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Underexposed shot. It’s darker between the tall building than I expected hence the underexposure.

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Compressed Time in Seoul

I went out on a sunny day and took along my welding glass filter and tripod. For the first time I decided to also take a photo of the scene without the filter to show the difference times makes to the exact same place. In the red box are the exposure times I used when taking the photos. There were taken in the center of Seoul, South Korea.

 

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Long exposure in Aruba: Arashi

Arashi beach is the most Northern beach in Aruba. I took my nephews to bodyboard there and I took the opportunity to take some long exposure photos. I am using welding glass which I have explained here on how to use. I was standing in the sand with my tripod and I lost a couple of photos because when a big wave comes in it shifts the sand and moves my tripod and then my image is blurry.

Don’t forget these were all taken during a very bright sunny tropical day.

 

 

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Twenty-five seconds . You can still make out the 5 birds that are chilling on the rocks.

 

 

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Eighteen seconds

 

 

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Twenty-seven seconds. My favorite of this set.

 

 

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Thirty seconds

 

 

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Twenty-five seconds

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Random in the lowlands

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Night time exposure in Amsterdam with a view on the Old Church  (oude kerk) during dusk.

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Daytime long exposure (one minute plus) of the grachten of Amsterdam. People, boats, anything moving disappeared and turned the water nice and smooth.

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Long Exposure at Scheveningen. Not really sure why I left it in color, its tinted and doesn’t really add much to the image. Also the water didn’t smooth out as nicely as I expected. Should have close the aperture more and gone for at least a 4 minute exposure.

 

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Long exposure at the Dam with a view of the Palace. Lots of tourists around and street performers who all slowly turn blurry and invisible.

 

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Minimalistic sunset over Scheveningen Pier which is for sale for 1 euro. (the pier not the photo).

 

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GIF taken at Kinderdijk, one of the major tourist attraction where you can visit windmills.

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Long exposure in Aruba

I joined a friend some time ago to Mangel Halto, an spot in Aruba where surprisingly I had never been before. Surprisingly because Aruba is not that big and I’ve lived there for a long time. I brought along my welding glass contraption and took some daytime long exposure photo’s. All of the photo’s were at least 60 seconds of exposure.

 

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Netherlands in Film Sprockets

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Long exposure on the sprocket. I normally expose for about 8 seconds. Negative film is pretty forgiving, so a couple of seconds more or less doesn’t make a major difference.

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Playing around with some double exposures. Easy to do with the Sprocket Rocket.

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The famous Kinderdijk outside of Rotterdam. Nice place to see windmills. Easily accessible with the waterbus and a bike.

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