Saturday, 14 November 2009

Hawt pixels, anyone?

Has any one tried taking long exposure photos using a digital camera? Some of you do, and some people prefer to use film :P

Anyway, the thing I want to bring up today was the issue of hot pixels. These manifest themselves as bright spots in your digital photo. Most of the time, they are not noticeable because they blend into the subject, but in certain situations, they can be quite obvious.

Take for example this photo below:

The picture above has been sanitised for your protection LOL, ok, I went and cloned out all the obvious spots. But lets look at another picture: