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How to take long exposure photographs


(You may be interested in starting with our Idiot's Guide)

Firstly you will need equipment such as the following. The only essential item is the first (really!).

In some ways, the older the camera the better - or perhaps that is better expressed as - the more primitve the camera the better. A basic camera is also an excellent learning device.

I go into more details about these in the more detailed equipment page.


The technique you adopt varies on the type of photograph you are taking and the environment you are in. For the sake of simplicity I have broken this down into either indoors or outdoors.

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