I am experimenting with night photography. I am using a Nikon D100. The three photos below were taken with a 30-second exposure at F7.1.
The sky was PITCH BLACK, as these were taken at 12:30am. My camera is turning these shots into pseudo-daylight.
I want the clarity of the aircraft lights - but I want it to appear more like it was - night. I've tried post-processing these to death, but can't adjust the contrast, gamma or brightness to achieve an accurate night image.