The image was taken with a tripod, of course. Don't make the mistake of using a slow shutter without a firm support. What makes these types of shots successful is the juxtaposition of the blurred water against tack-sharp surroundings.
Also note the soft lighting in the picture. Direct sunlight would have ruined the shot.
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- Also, Jim contributed to two how-to books co-authored by Jim Miotke and Kerry Drager: The BetterPhoto Guide to Photographing Light and The BetterPhoto Guide to Creative Digital Photography.
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