Dancing in the Desert

© Usman M. Bajwa

Dancing in the Desert

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/11/2012 5:51:55 AM

The stop-action capture. #1474269

Melinda F. Schneider level-classic 7/12/2012 2:03:17 AM

I love the action blur; you've found the perfect shutter speed, I think, to convey the spirit of the dance. #10226131

Joy Rector 7/12/2012 4:35:49 AM

beautiful shot, well done #10226278

Marcie A. Fowler 7/12/2012 1:32:14 PM

Excellent creative choice of settings to achieve this lovely image. #10226814

Maria Coulson 7/16/2012 10:14:12 PM

Interesting Usman, well done. #10232746

Peggy Pfister level-classic 7/17/2012 7:28:37 AM

Fantastic, Usman! #10233347

Julianne Bradford 8/20/2012 8:45:41 PM

Awesome!! #10283494

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-classic 8/21/2012 8:18:36 AM

Outstanding exposure, great sense of motion! #10284075

Stefania Barbier level-classic 4/29/2013 12:51:42 AM

congratulations on your gorgeous finalist!!! #10672466

Peggy Pfister level-classic 4/29/2013 4:03:10 PM

Amazing capture, Usman! Congrats! #10674288

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Shot this while watching a Tanoura dancer swirl vehemently with embroidered and decorative colorful clothing as part of the last activity while on a Dubai Desert Safari.
Using a slow shutter speed I tried to capture the sense of motion under the lights on a dark desert night.

f/5.6, 1/4 secs, ISO 800, at 45mm.

A flash fired capture in discussion thread for comparison.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: -0.67, ExposureTime: 10/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 800, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 45.00 mm, Model: NIKON D40

Uploaded on 7/11/2012 5:48:30 AM

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Camera: Nikon D40 Digital SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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