Photo question

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Posted by seahunt on August 01, 2008 at 15:00:45:

I was looking at the article in California Diving News by Ken Curtis about bumping
up the ASA in a digital camera and it got me to thinking... which really hurt obviously,
but it left me with a question or two.
I want to try to take some night shots, particularly of the shore and waves. Experimenting
some at night I see that just bumping up the time doesn't get a brighter picture. I dare
say the camera is compensating with the f stop. So to get night pics, I figure I have three
settings I can use. The shutter speed, the aperture and the ASA.
For example I was thinking I could set the aperture to say 12, the speed to 4 seconds
and the ASA to 400.
Does anybody have any thoughts on this?
Thanks, seahunt

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