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Fantastic Fireworks

 

Sometimes all you need to create unusual images is an understanding of how exposure and focus will affect your capture, and a willingness to experiment. These long exposure pictures were taken by Canadian photographer David Johnson at the Ottowa International Fireworks Show earlier in the year, with the abstract effect achieved totally in camera

 

He shared with us how he achieved the effect:

“The technique I used was a simple refocus during the long exposure. Each shot was about a second long, sometimes two. I’d start out of focus, and when I heard the explosion I would quickly refocus, so the little stems on these deep sea creature lookalikes would grow into a fine point. The shapes are quite bizarre, some of them I was pleasantly surprised with.”

Davey we applaud your creativity!

Posted on October 15, 2012 pm31 12:32 pm

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