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Ok looks are deceiving

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Well I saw a picture of the led headlight rings and thought, I can do that.

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Obviously I can't without more understanding. It's out of focus, use tripod? I was seeing glare that didn't come through, but the light is too bright. Thought off to the bottom would get rid of glare but I'm missing something (knowledge :lol2:). Flash was off.

Try number 2

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Somehow I'll need to lighten surroundings, but not light?

Guess I'll play around some more, since it's raining. :ponder:
 

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Like this? Headlights on, room lights are on, but I set the camera to underexpose a little.

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Remember that LEDs control brightness by pulse width modulation. Meaning they oscillate on and off very fast. Put a digital video camera on one and you'll see it flicker. So, looooooong exposure is the way to go.

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Well some good info here. I was doing this with lights in garage out, door open (light from door behind the bike. I was thinking you could have these 'parking lights' as the subject and not the rest of the surroundings.

I've gotten fairly close with these last 2. First is slightly above centerline of light, second is slightly below centerline. I ran out of adjustments on my point & shoot.

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But I guess not bad?
 
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