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Spotty Images

Discussion in 'Photography Forums' started by rukshanw, Oct 17, 2004.

  1. rukshanw

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    I recently purchased a 2Megapixel SONY camera. I own a DJ business and I have taken several pictures at events. I have noticed that most of these pictures have rings and spots all over. Pictures turn out fine when taken during the day. I have flash turned on. Any help would be greatly appreciated.

    Thank you !!!
     
  2. vicbarry

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    Its to do with taking pics at night, or low light. Try increasing the amount of light that comes into the camera (the ev option on the sony) make sure its +

    Have your camera mounted on something stable, and use the timer option. you should see an improvment!
     
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    I have a Sony 5million pixel camera- and I experienced something similar. I basically wasnt holding the camera at the target for long enough- so it wasnt a stable picture and the movement was caught by the light causing bad picture quality!

    The key is a steady hand!! Although as DJ i would imagine that too be hard work with all that totty dancing in front of you!! :laugh:
     
  4. rukshanw

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    I will try an replicate the environment and try using a tripod and the timer - thank you for the advice. However, mty camera ( Cybershot U ) does not seem to have an apature (ev) setting on it. I will check the manual for that one also.
     
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    Is it grainy?

    (can you move this thread garrett;) )

    Tip for no tripod (when you need one), stick it on timer, that way the camera is stable when the picture is taken
     
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    Yup I saw it earlier but I was waiting for rukshanw to read the reply before moving, seeing he just joined.

    [Moved from GC by Garrett]
     
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    No its not grainy - not like when you have your digital zoom enabled.
     
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    Post an example please...?
     
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    have you checked the lens for dust particles,it could be that the harshness of the flash will highlight this more than in day time..just a thought.
     
  10. mr jones

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    its to do with light reflections and stuff from lighting, i get it an awful lot with what i do ( http://www.whitewashimages.co.uk )
     

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