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Google Pixel 3 “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2: Before & After.

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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Before
(i.e., old APP without ‘Night Sight’).


After
(i.e., NEW APP WITH ‘Night Sight’).


Yes using the Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3)
on a Pixel 2
— as I described here.


I have been meaning to show YOU this comparison for a few days. Never had the time. Made a point of taking these two pictures, from the same place to show YOU the difference.

Pretty impressive right? Pretty amazing.


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Per ‘Nikon Rumors’ The First Production Nikon Z6 Units Have Been Shipped To The U.S.

by Anura Guruge


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This is inline with what Nikon had said to begin with, i.e., Z6 availability in the U.S. around November 28. That is exciting.

As I have maintained, from the start, I do NOT plan to get a Z6 in 2018. I don’t want one of the very first units. Just have a feeling that there might be some teething issues.

Going to wait for the holiday rush to be over … and then check the Forums and read the reviews.

If everything looks good come January 1, 2019, I will order one then. I am in no hurry. My Sony a7 II is still good … though I am RAPIDLY approaching 30,000 pictures with it. Yes, 30,000 pictures. That is a lot of pictures. Here is a way to visualize what 30,000 pictures mean. IF I took 10 pictures a day, it would take 8.2 YEARS to take 30,000 pictures.


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Another Example Of Google Pixel 3 “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2.

by Anura Guruge


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Taken with my Google Pixel 2 Phone.

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Yes using the Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3)
on a Pixel 2
— as I described here.


This was taken outside, at 6:19pm, on Halloween — with no street light, and bare minimum ambient light from a house.

It was PITCH BLACK! I kid you NOT.

Nothing but BLACK.

So, all the green, orange, yellow and blue were ‘caught’ by the APP.

This is amazing.


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Installing The Google Pixel 3 Camera APP With “Night Sight” On A Pixel 2.

by Anura Guruge


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To get ‘Night Sight’ You Need The Pixel 3 Camera APP (CameraP3).


You will get the ‘NIGHT’ button on the P3 APP.


Click image to access the ‘Lifehacker’ article with DETAILED instructions.


The ‘Lifehacker‘ instructions for getting the Google Pixel 3 camera APP (above) WORKS.

I used them. They worked.

Some small modifications you can make, if you so wish. You can get to Chrome’s ‘Advanced Settings’ from phone’s SETTINGS → APPs → Chrome → Advanced. I just found that easier.

It is a BIG download. So, it will take some time. Installation was pretty straightforward and easy. There were no ‘gothchas’.

Enjoy.

Thanks ‘lifehack’. (I hope this APP is safe!)


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Google Pixel 2 “Night Sight” (Borrowed From Pixel 3) Is Just Insane — Taking Pictures In The DARK!

by Anura Guruge


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You need to get Ver. 6.1 of the ‘Camera’ App from Google Play.


I read that this ‘Night Sight‘ feature, from Google Pixel 3, had been made available for the Google Pixel 2, this morning, with a brand new update to the Camera App.

I went and downloaded the App. Yes, it was at 6.1 — which was supposed to be the requisite version.

I waited until it was dark to try it out.

IT IS SCARY.

The last 2 pictures, above, were taken in DARKNESS. I could NOT see the lighthouse or Buzz. I kid you not. The first picture had some reflected light from my PC monitors. No other lights in the room. This is AMAZING.

I am going to try this out further.


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‘Western Digital’ (WD) ‘My Passport Wireless SSD’ — A Great Photo Backup Solution When Travelling.

by Anura Guruge


Click to ENLARGE and study here. Find it on Amazon or at wdc.com.


Facebook advertising works! This is proof. This ‘WD‘ ad. for this product kept on popping up on my FB Timeline. I eventually caved in and clicked. Glad I did.

I do NOT need it right now BUT I am glad I know that such a product exists.

Losing pictures you took on a trip, while still on the road, is a nightmare that all photographers are familiar with.

I try to minimize it by using a different SD card each day. That is because I do not like to lug a PC when I travel.

This, or similar, might be a great solution. I am going to check it out further prior to my next long trip.

In the interim I wanted to share it with YOU. Check it out.


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IF I Didn’t Have A Real Camera I Would Consider This ‘Pictar Pro’ For My Google Pixel 2.

by Anura Guruge


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IF I didn’t have a real camera (or in my case two, i.e., Sony a7 II & Nikon P900) I would consider getting this ‘Pictar Pro‘ to use with my Google Pixel 2 phone. I miss having a GRIP and control wheels. But, I can’t justify it. If I want the feel of a real camera I can use one of my real cameras. Yes, I use the Google Pixel 2 phone in places, e.g., shows, where I cannot take a camera — BUT I can see that using this will lead to trouble. Does make your phone look like a camera.


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