Sunrise 6th of September

I know that the title is “Sunrise 6th of September” and there is more than just sunrise pictures.  Professional Photographer say “Practice, practice, and more practice” if you want to be good.  I wish I took my camera with on my kayak adventure, but because there was the possibility of the camera getting wet, I didn’t take it.  Wednesday evening I thought would be chance of capture a cool sunset, it was okay and the only picture I really like was of the Neuse River Bridge in New Bern.

Taken at 18:55:23 on 5th of September


In the above picture, I used a Shutter Speed of 1/100,  Aperture of f/6.3, and the  ISO setting of 125.  I wanted to practice with Nikon Nikkon 50mm f/1:18G lens on my Nikon D7100.  I took  pictures using my iPhone 7 plus and Nikon D7100, but the majority of picture posted in this blog was taken with the Nikon D7100 using the Nikon 50mm f/1:18 lens.  The picture at the end of this blog of the Emerald Isle Pier, I was practicing blur motion shots of the waves against the pier.  It looked like a cathedral under the pier and blur motion give it cool contrast. a silk feeling.

First up taking a picture of the pier before sunrise (at 06:23:40).  Sunrise at Emerald Isle on the 6th of September was at 06:44 AM. I set my Shutter Speed to 1/10, Aperture to f/1.8, and ISO to 100 for early morning shot.

Next, comparing the clouds on the horizon using both the Nikon and iPhone 7 plus.  The iPhone use the term Exposure, which is the same as Shutter Speed. For the iPhone picture, the Exposure was 1/60, and an Aperture was of f/2.8.  For the Nikon picture, the Shutter Speed was set to 1/10, Aperture f/3.5, and the ISO 100.  The iPhone picture was taken at 6:38, which the Nikon photo at 06:33:09.

The next six picture are of the sunrise, only one with the was taken with the iPhone 7 plus.  See if you can tell which one.  The Nikon pictures were taken using a Shutter Speed of 1/100 or 1/160, an Aperture of f/4 or f/6.3, and the ISO setting was 1/125 or 1/200.  The single iPhone photo, the Exposure used by the iPhone as 1/151, and the  Aperture setting used was  f/2.8.


The next twelve pictures I was practicing blur motion effect. It looked like a cathedral under the pier.  I was experimenting with using a low or slow Shutter Speed setting (.4 second, .77 seconds, 1/2 a second).  I used an Aperture setting f/11 or f/16.  The ISO was constant and set to 1/100.


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