A&P Need halp for lighting tricks v. exposure

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  1. Daq

    Daq New Member

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    Want to try something new and photos like this are real popular, seeing them alot more so I'm going to experiment with it. For this photo I know the photographer had to be very fast so that he wouldn't capture himself in the exposure. Has anyone done these before? Tips? :x:

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    after I do a few of these I want to try the little planets panorama trick
     
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    anyone done these before? :dunno:
     
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    I'd like to know too. Is it possible that the shot is actually two exposures merged in PP?
     
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    haven't seen any OTers try this yet, maybe next AP challenge? :dunno::x: I'm doing some macro stuff tonight but want to try something experimental
     
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    what is this technique called?
     
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    if the exposure is long, and the aperture is high (or low.. whatever) enough you can go at a reasonable pace and not get any of yourself in the picture
     
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    maybe using a ND filter - would let you stop down far enough to cut out the movement of a person, but allow the light of the flashlight, etc.
     
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    I did a similar shot years ago on film at night. I think I did about a 3 minute exposure. As long as the person keeps moving, they won't register on the image.
     
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    wow, 3 minutes? I haven't done a whole lot of long exposure stuff so I thought that if you were in the frame at all you would leave some kind of footprint on the exposure.
     
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    Not on a three minute long exposure as long as you're always moving.
     
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    rear curtain flash
     
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    No. Open shutter. Paint with light. Close shutter.
     
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    :bowdown: those are amazing.
     
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    very cool pictures!
     
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    looks like a sprint commercial
     
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    For the ones with people posing in the frame after "painting" you need to use rear curtain.
     
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    I don't follow you. Why are you saying that you need rear curtain sync with a long exposure where you're using a constant light source?
     
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    I have tried it before, its very fun to do.
     

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