I’ve written here before that I am trying to find a new zen with my endless focusing struggles. I’ve been exploring creating abstracts by moving the camera for some time now. Its not as easy as many think, I will often create 50+ images in the same place trying to get the framing and the speed of the movement just right to capture what I am after. Continue reading →
This is our fourth blog post about our ten day trip along the coast of Maine. We did some hiking in Acadia and around Camden. One of the most enjoyable challenges is finding and making close-up images. Some of these were done with leaves on or close to the ground and some were made with telephoto lenses from afar.
As I continue to explore the possibilities of moving your camera while the shutter is open, I recently discovered the obvious – not all movements need to be in one direction (e.g. up-and-down, or side-to-side). I managed to shoot an entire card, just experimenting with “movement shapes”. Continue reading →