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Rags Krishna
Rags Krishna

Another photography idea added to my photo shot ideas.Thank you.


Ondřej Pekárek
Ondřej Pekárek

If I capture something like this, I can die in peace ! Amazing!

Jessica Lamprecht
Jessica Lamprecht

He is saying he kept the shutter open for 40 minutes.... it captures movement/ motion.

arshad qureshi
arshad qureshi

very nice pics...

I loving these................

^_^

Savana Christy
Savana Christy

i wonder waht kind of situation the poor guy ws while capturing this.


Connie Koehler
Connie Koehler

If I capture something like this, I can assure you it is purely accidental. 

Connie Koehler
Connie Koehler

I need lessons from Devlin. I can't even get the Milky Way with the porch light behind my back. Maybe I do not have the right lens. I need MORE lessons.

Sudipto Ghosh
Sudipto Ghosh

i dont get it!! if this was a 40min exposure,then how come we get to see this in one single still image?...anybody tell me...

Millie Minderbinder
Millie Minderbinder

Great photo! And thanks for some info on how the photographer achieved the shot- I appreciate how this site provides not only inspiration, but some tips as well!

KANANA M.
KANANA M.

@Sudipto Ghosh  It's because the light was moving slowly for 40min while the camera lense was capturing it. You can say it's the opposite of taking a panoramic image. In this case, you let the object move while you remain still and the camera processes those moments of time into one. 

The camera is mounted on a tripod (if one doesn't have steady hands) and then you click. You see what happens is that there are setting s in the camera that allow the lens to pick up moving images ( esp light) within a set time frame so it is produced as a single image. It works well for slow moving objects like that LED on calm water or vehicles moving in traffic. 


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