How to Use long exposure noise reduction Nikon D800


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Using long exposure noise reduction

If you take a shot with a shutter speed longer than one second, there's a chance that you're going to get a very particular kind of noise in your image called long-exposure noise. The problem is, when the sensor is left on for more than a second, pixels on it can get stuck on and appear as bright speckles in your final image. The camera has a built-in way of trying to deal with that, called long exposure noise reduction. Here in the shooting menu you'll see an item called Long exposure NR. It defaults to off. If I turn it on, anytime I shoot an image with a shutter speed longer than one second, the camera will employ a special process to try to reduce the noise in it.

Now, the reason this is not on all the time is that that process takes as long as the original shot did. So if I shoot a 15-second exposure, then I am going to have to wait an additional 15 seconds after that exposure for the camera to process the image and then store it. So if I am wanting to shoot quickly, t...

Using long exposure noise reduction
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Using long exposure noise reduction provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Ben Long as part of the Shooting with the Nikon D800

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