use Olympus x-250 take night view

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hi,
when i use my olympus digi camera take night view, all i got is just the light spots... other is just dark ! Even when i change the mode to night, the quality is totally *plum* , worse than the auto program, coz all i get is the light motion , like when u taking pic moving car and u can see the light tails.

Can anyone of u teach me how to take nice pic at night ?
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You are going to want to use a tripod for sure.

Do you have the the pictures that you already took so I can see what you are talking about?

To make the car tail lights streak you are going to want to use a long exposure.
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Cameras witha "night" mode, are generally for taking flash shots at night, not capturing scenes at night under low (or near-no) light.

You need a camera with manual exposure control. You want the ISO as low as possible (to remove noise), a small aperture (for a larger depth of field), both of which let less and less light into the film plane/sensor.

At night, I've had exposures take 5 minutes in order to adequately expose a scene. You definitely need a tripod.
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Taking a picture of someone at night is totally different than taking a picture of the night. If you can't manually control your f/stop you are not going to be able to capture any night shot to your satisfactory.
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If you can't manually control your f/stop you are not going to be able to capture any night shot to your satisfactory.

Aperture has nothing to do with it, it's your exposure duratioon. You can shoot at f/32 as long as you've got a good solid tripod, and can manually dial in a long shutter exposure (I use an MC-20 cable on the D100 & N90s).
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Hmmmmmm, did i get me f/stop confused with my shutter speed, again?
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you sure did ;)
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hehe

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