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Buffering time for long exposures

Ferguson

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"RE: Buffering time for long exposures"

Ferguson Silver Member Fellow Ribbon awarded for the generous sharing of his high level expertise in the spirit of Nikonians Nikonian since 19th Aug 2004
Wed 14-Aug-13 02:31 AM

>Quick question. I've been doing quite a bit of night
>photography, and I'm somewhat frustrated by the fact that if I
>take a 30s exposure, it then seems to take 30s to write to the
>card. If I were to upgrade and use an XQD card, will this
>dramatically improve, or is that merely for the speed in
>downloading, or the buffering capacity for rapid bursts?

It's not buffering or card, it is "long exposure noise reduction". It does a dark frame exposure of the same length as the exposure itself.

You might read the thread below that's just been updated:

https://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php?az=show_topic&forum=430&topic_id=26945&mesg_id=26945&page=

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