Thursday, October 11, 2018
Kick It Up A Notch
You can take a simple subject and kick it up a notch with a few simple creative techniques. These tulips were beautiful, but I wanted something a little different. Using a slow shutter speed AND moving the camera slightly during the exposure created a more stylized look.
Practice with a variety of techniques when you are out shooting. You can zoom the lens during a long exposure, or move the camera up and down during exposure (as in this image), or rotate the camera around a center point.
In addition to moving the camera, I used a ripple filter in Photoshop during post-processing to add a bit of texture.
1/4 sec. at f/32, ISO 100. Canon 100mm f/2.8L IS macro lens on Canon 5D Mark III body. Handheld.
TODAY'S QUOTE: "The mystery isn't in the technique, it's in each of us." --Harry Callahan