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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…

  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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