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Long exposure at daylight without ND filter

So if you would like to shoot that silky waterfall or silky waves’ effect at the beach, you have to wait till after sunset to be able to increase the shutter speed to more than 5 seconds. I've been searching for a 10 minus stops Neutral Density (ND) Filter to be able to shoot those long exposure photos during daylight with no luck in Beirut. So I came across this article about faking an FD Filter for Long Exposure Photography by taking multiple burst of the same shot using a tripod and then aligning them and merging them in post process. I think this is a great idea that comes with a bonus of a better photo quality as you might know that long exposures on some cameras come with noise introduction. Read all about it on diyphotography.net -> Faking an ND Filter for Long Exposure Photography

 

Long Exposure Groin by Paul Chaloner, (cc-by-nd), 30 sec  f/22 ISO-200

Long Exposure Groin by Paul Chaloner, (cc-by-nd), 30 sec  f/22 ISO-200

Source: http://www.diyphotography.net/faking-nd-fi...