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Fast Flash

This evening I tried a new photography technique which aims to capture motion. The idea is to slow your shutter down, then add flash to illuminate the scene. The period of time that a flash actually lights a scene is much shorter than exposures from any of the fastest shutters, hence the flash controls the exposure, rather than the shutter.

Here is my first go…

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  1. July 18, 2011 at 11:24 pm

    great shot!

  2. July 19, 2011 at 12:06 am

    Nice! As this effect seems to be derived almost exclusively from the camera and flash timings, it would be interesting to know what values are you using here?

    • Jared
      July 19, 2011 at 7:25 am

      Sorry, I usually put them up!.. Shutter: 1/40, f/2.8, ISO 200, 55mm. Then external flash set to 1/32 output.

  3. Maree
    July 20, 2011 at 12:40 am

    Cool shot! 🙂

  4. July 30, 2011 at 8:41 am

    Thanks for the inspiration – I’ll have to learn how to use a setting other than auto 🙂

  5. September 22, 2011 at 9:11 pm

    I love this !!

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