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  1. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    I don't know how to put words to describe. this was taken in a very very dark room. everything is taken without flash using Spider Podium (sorta Tripod).

    Default camera app, Auto ISO to 800, everything on Auto.
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    Default camera app, ISO set to 100, everything else on Auto.
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    ProShot camera app, Exposure timing 4secs, ISO set to 100, everything else on Auto.
    2013_02_08_13_17_58_proshot.jpg
    02-07-2013 11:37 PM
  2. Shredcow's Avatar
    Lowering the ISO (i.e. 100) produces images with less noise at the expense of requiring more light thru tweaks like a longer exposure time (i.e. 4 secs).

    I think the ProShot app is very well designed - it's easy to use and most controls are easily accessible in 2 taps.
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    02-08-2013 01:47 AM
  3. Huime's Avatar
    cant you do the something with ev set to say 1 1/2?
    02-08-2013 01:51 AM
  4. Jaripi's Avatar
    I would be interesting to see the above photos taken by free hand (not with any kind of tripod) ... :)
    02-08-2013 01:57 AM
  5. Tafsern's Avatar
    Potential fire hazard...
    02-08-2013 02:18 AM
  6. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    Lowering the ISO (i.e. 100) produces images with less noise at the expense of requiring more light thru tweaks like a longer exposure time (i.e. 4 secs).

    I think the ProShot app is very well designed - it's easy to use and most controls are easily accessible in 2 taps.
    Yup, thus i purchase the app right away after i try it.
    02-08-2013 04:18 AM
  7. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    I would be interesting to see the above photos taken by free hand (not with any kind of tripod) ... :)
    tried that, and it's impossible due to its 4 sec shutter speed .. unless you can find some thing to rest your hand on it but it will produce very very blurry image. even very slight movement must be omit.
    02-08-2013 04:21 AM
  8. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    i will try some night shot later evening time .. currently it's UTC +8.00 over here. i will try to compare with stock app and proshot with mainly difference exposure timing and iso, and will not touch the ev for now :)
    02-08-2013 04:25 AM
  9. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    cant you do the something with ev set to say 1 1/2?
    there is only option like -2 ~ +2. i don't find any other options like that.
    02-08-2013 04:51 AM
  10. Huime's Avatar
    there is only option like -2 ~ +2. i don't find any other options like that.
    well not 1 1/2 thou, but by default it should have -2, -1 2/3, -1 1/3, -2/3, -1/3, 0, and increment of 1/3 until +2.
    I test a similar setup as your sample pic, set iso 100 and do a ev0 and ev +1 1/3, seems pretty much like what you get from the proshot.
    02-08-2013 06:51 AM
  11. Tyrion1984's Avatar
    ProShot is a great app, I love it too, but the output is not different from default camera, instead the interface is really brillant.
    02-08-2013 07:30 AM
  12. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    well not 1 1/2 thou, but by default it should have -2, -1 2/3, -1 1/3, -2/3, -1/3, 0, and increment of 1/3 until +2.
    I test a similar setup as your sample pic, set iso 100 and do a ev0 and ev +1 1/3, seems pretty much like what you get from the proshot.
    yup, with setting above get shots pretty close, but with longer exposure time bring more detail & cleaner shot too. i find that using 2 sec exposure time with iso 100 & ev 0 makes the shot looks sharp and clean in proshot, with 4 sec everything looks just too bright.
    02-08-2013 09:47 AM
  13. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    ProShot is a great app, I love it too, but the output is not different from default camera, instead the interface is really brillant.
    you can focus lock, manual focus, and range of shutter control. that's a bang for buck for the ui & features that comes with it. this app just gave me more confident with my lumia 920 :)
    02-08-2013 09:57 AM
  14. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    Default camera app. everything on Auto.
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    Proshot, iso 100, ev 0, 1 sec
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    Proshot, iso 100, ev 0, 2 sec
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    Proshot, iso 100, ev 0, 4 sec
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    02-08-2013 10:01 AM
  15. Huime's Avatar
    why not add a default cam with iso 100 too, and ev set to some what equivalent to 1,2,4sec
    02-08-2013 10:07 AM
  16. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    default app, iso 100
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    proshot, ev 0, 4sec
    2013_02_09_00_06_22_proshot.jpg
    02-08-2013 10:29 AM
  17. barareklam's Avatar
    default app, iso 100
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    proshot, ev 0, 4sec
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    Mother of god :buying that app now !
    02-08-2013 11:14 AM
  18. Huime's Avatar
    Mother of god :buying that app now !
    you can do that with ev settings, op is somehow not showing the real difference of the app. But I guess is worth the money if you are really into photography.
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    02-08-2013 11:31 AM
  19. anthonyng's Avatar
    The default app has enough settings to do the same, but if easier cool :) Support developers :D
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    02-08-2013 11:55 AM
  20. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    The default app has enough settings to do the same, but if easier cool :) Support developers :D
    ya its quite possible, but the app is easier ^^ i just have to bring the exposure timing up to make better picture at night and able to produce light traces from busy night streets. diff is that image is tad sharper compared to playing with exposure value at the expense of using tripod.
    02-08-2013 12:09 PM
  21. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    you can do that with ev settings, op is somehow not showing the real difference of the app. But I guess is worth the money if you are really into photography.
    actually to be honest, im abit confused with the default app settings :) thats why im amazed with how easy to use and yet able to bring outstanding results with proshot ^^ personally im not really 100% into photography, just love mobile imaging :P my experience with camera is only until point&shoot and compact system.~
    02-08-2013 12:11 PM
  22. Huime's Avatar
    The function you are using is for taking long exposure pictures instead of extra light for dark enviroment. Which is why you need a tripod to take those pictures. Ev is for the purpose that combines slightly longer exposure plus digital enhance, doing the same job in a faster pace so that your image will not be distort by hand shake.
    02-08-2013 12:21 PM
  23. barareklam's Avatar
    Honestly, I do not think it is possible to take photo with default app and have shutter speed 4 seconds. May be I do not know how to achieve that with default app so if someone know please advice me.
    Anyhow I took one picture with shutter speed 1 second, ISO 100, here is result.
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    02-08-2013 01:04 PM
  24. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    The function you are using is for taking long exposure pictures instead of extra light for dark enviroment. Which is why you need a tripod to take those pictures. Ev is for the purpose that combines slightly longer exposure plus digital enhance, doing the same job in a faster pace so that your image will not be distort by hand shake.
    got what ya mean, btw i just tried, ev 1 1/3,2/3 & 2 with iso 100 looks pretty close to using ev 0, 4 sec with iso 100 using proshot. maybe the longer exposure is use for combination of night scene + light traces effects when taken at night streets.
    02-08-2013 01:04 PM
  25. pennzoilgtr's Avatar
    Honestly, I do not think it is possible to take photo with default app and have shutter speed 4 seconds. May be I do not know how to achieve that with default app so if someone know please advice me.
    Anyhow I took one picture with shutter speed 1 second, ISO 100, here is result.
    that is why i bought this app ^^ anyway i just tried playing the ev setting in the default app and able to get similar night result, the difference is that i can't get effect like this in the pic due to its shorter exposure time of 1sec as compared to 4secs :)
    02-08-2013 01:08 PM
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