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RE: filmscanners: Magnification of light - electronic shutter
> <<Chris/Larry: I've read that it's an electronic shutter.
> (Referring to the Nikon D1)
> Jay: Yeah, OK. So I can hold down to a 15th now. I'm an old
> guy. I don't
> have the shakes but to hold down to a 15th hand held is
> pretty wild. So,
> with the fact that I'm now shooting 200 ASA, and all my life
> I've only shot
> 50 or a hundred, tops, and I never liked to push film, I'm
> now, effectively
> my shutter speed is always higher. Plus the fact that this
> sucker amplifies
> light. I'm sure you're aware of that.
I recently acquired my first digital camera and have also noticed with that
some low-light exposures were done at 1/15 and came out surprisingly well.
Does anyone know more about this?