Friday, December 9, 2011

A little Pinspiration

The other night I snapped some photos of our tree:

And then I came across this pin

So last night I gave it a try.  I set-up the tripod and set the aperture (f-stop) to 22 and the shutter speed (exposure time) to 10 seconds.  I used the timer mode to eliminate camera shake.  This is the result:
Much more twinkly, right?

Here's a little side-by-side:

I took a few other shots just to try out my new-found knowledge.

A tree close-up:

 Our front door:

I love when I get to be all nerdy with my camera! Give it a try and please let me know how you make out.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks, Michelle -- I've been having a really hard time with this. The lights make the focus get all weird, and the results, while interesting, have not exactly captured the magic!


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