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Originally posted by thedeadlyrhythm
Originally posted by derst1988
Not to burst any ones argument bubble but the camera used was not "a very nice camera" Exif data shows its a olympus C460zz
that doesn't matter. when a camera is trying to take a photo in low light, it has to compensate by keeping the shutter open longer to let more light in, and by simulating higher iso film, creating that noise/grain. the shutter staying open is what causes the streaks.
Originally posted by skylightsintheillions
Looks to me to be a long exposure with a shaky hand.
This is just an example of longer exposure effects, not night-time obviously. But I made myself appear to be a ghost.
Originally posted by adam79
I am going to go into as much detail as possible. A few months ago (I would have posted sooner but I needed a certain amount of posts) I witnessed somethings I cannot categorize or explain. I wish I could just say "UFO" or "GHOST" and be done with it, even "streetlight while drinking" would make me happy. I just don't know what is going on. Nothing mechanical presented itself that night.
I've uploaded some vids on youtube,
and there's more if you look.
but with an Olympus Camedia camera, I'm afraid the quality sucks. However, I do have a load of pics as well:
*See Photos Here*
I know what a lot of it looks like. Ridiculous. Especially the pic that appears to say "sex". I can't bring myself to show this to people I know, and I'm not a photo analyst.
Late one night, I was restless and went out to my back porch. There was a giant orb (it clearly could be mistaken for the moon, however it was VERY close to the ground) and what seemed like blue and green glitter bursted from it. I just used the camera and snapped and taped away.
Someone PLEASE give me a reasonable explanation. The whole thing seems so ridiculous. Please also note the other things in the photos that dont move or blur, so its obvious i didnt move the camera.
As the night went on, these red flashing lights began to appear in the neighbors yards. ALOT of yards. They bobbed up and down and moved like jellyfish.
The moon even looked fake, like it was a projection of some sort. I took a flashlight and shook it to flash across the moon, and the moon would get brighter, and release more of these glittery blue and green orbish things. The moon moved in a circular motion, all across the sky, making it obvious that it was closer than it appeared.
Another thing was the clouds gathered as if sucked in by the moon. Like it was hiding, but the clouds would dissapate and the "moon" would move. Again, I know how this sounds, and as god as my witness this is by far the most unexplainable thing i have ever seen.
Someone please tell me I'm not losing my mind.edit on February 14th 2011 by greeneyedleo because: **fixed photo link**
Originally posted by SonoftheSun
Looking at the EXIF data, your Olympus camera's exposure was set at Program Creative for slow exposure.
Could explain some of the effects we see...
Originally posted by ERSRHD
]reply to post by adam79
You have posted on ATS. SOMEONE is going to believe you.
I, on the other hand, see the moon. I see the moon behind the silhouette of a tree. I see the moon behind clouds above your house. The blurry pictures that you say indicates that the object moved-- This is probably what the moon looks like when someone takes a picture of it at night with unsteady hands.
...looks like a streetlight or car headlights, again taken with an unsteady hand, or the camera was shaken on purpose to get this effect. I apply this to all other pictures where the light appears to be moving. Furthermore, the only images where the object appears stationary are images where there are objects in the foreground (such as a tree or a house). If you shook the camera then, we'd be able to tell you were shaking it because the foreground objects would be blurry too.
You take the first photo of a
still object, and you look at the digital screen that shows something moving around
Originally posted by Vandalour
Somes specs of what OP have used for those pictures
Off, Did not fire
Baseline DCT, Huffman coding
Bits Per Sample
YCbCr Sub Sampling
YCbCr4:2:2 (2 1)
Creative (Slow speed)
Date and Time (Original)
Max Aperture Value
Digital Zoom Ratio
Scene Capture Type
High gain up
Horizontal (normal)edit on 15-2-2011 by Vandalour because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Jonas86
When I take night pics with my camera on night mode they look like that, orange picture that looks like a speed picture but the duration of taking the pic lasts several seconds. Any ideas how to get rid of that...?