Movement, Air and Light

© Leanne M.E. Boyd

Movement, Air and Light

Uploaded: March 03, 2006 01:36:20


The same performance as yesterday, but with the ISO at 200. I held the camera and allowed the dancers to float around me.

2/26/2006, 1/10/5.6, ISO 200, Lens 18-125 - using 109. Cropped, levels, and sharpening.

Category: Special Effects


Su Sana E. P level-classic March 03, 2006

Marvelous camera work, Leanne!! Composition is both brilliant and magical!! I love it and hope to see it again. #402076

Carolyn J. Connolly level-classic March 03, 2006

This is a really BEAUTIFULLY executed image, Leanne - well done!! I, like Susan, also LOVE this one!! :o) #2490470

Ray Clarke March 03, 2006

Very effective Leanne! Love the shades and movement!!!(R) #2490475

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

Susan, Carolyn and R&A; Thankyou so much my friends! I hope Susan you are right. #2491735

Nadya Johnson March 03, 2006

Leanne!! Gorgeous!! Must ask, did you achieve this translucent glow via camera or with Photoshop??? I just love this shot! I have been attempting to "transparentize" (?) a certain image and so far, I am not satisfied with the results so I thought I'd ask.... this is four-star! #2491798

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

Thankyou Nadya - this is an in camera technique, used to record movement. I use a slow camera speed, held the camera still, and shot the dancers movements. I was lucky in that there were banks of windows in front and back of me, that provided the wonderful light. #2491918

Dragan Milenkovic March 03, 2006

Excellent knowledge of photo technique is only partly explanation of this photo. To make it you should have the feeling for energy of movement. Bravo #2491962

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

You are right, Dragan - The spirit of the dance is the number one reason for taking the photo. This piece was a small portion of Swan lake, and I wanted to capture the feeling of flight and grace. Hopefully I have accomplish this. #2492182

Terry L. Ellis level-classic March 03, 2006

Gorgeous, Leanne, and so was yesterday's image. I had to go look after seeing this one! Excellent work! #2492186

Agnes Fegan level-deluxe March 03, 2006

This is really lovely! #2492234

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

Thankyou very much Agnes and Terry! #2492239

Bridgette B March 03, 2006

Fantastic image!!! #2492266

Greg e. mclemore March 03, 2006

Creative and lovely, beautiful capture. #2492428

Guy D. Biechele level-classic March 03, 2006

Enchanting! Well done. #2492564

Chaba Kasanitsky March 03, 2006

Beautiful photo, excellent camera work Leanne #2492861

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 03, 2006

Bridgette, Greg, Guy and Chaba; Thanks so much for your comments, I am glad you liked it! #2493084

Lorraine A. Cook March 03, 2006

WOW....What a magnificent dance scene you captured, Leanne!<:)) #2493454

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 04, 2006

Thankyou Lorraine! #2494025

Renee Doyle level-classic March 04, 2006

You've captured the feeling of flight and grace perfectly here Leanne!!!! Beautiful image - congratulations!

Nicole Kessel March 05, 2006

Very cool!! Beautiful shot and very creative! #2500329

Paula Showen March 05, 2006

This is AWESOME, Leanne! Excellent capture of motion! #2500552

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 05, 2006

Renee, Nicole and Paula; Thankyou very much ladies! #2500749

Susie Peek-Swint March 06, 2006

Beautiful work Leanne ~ very creative and I'm sure we'll see this again! #2502474

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 06, 2006

Thanks so much Susie! #2502839

Stanley J. Contrades March 07, 2006

Fabulous work creating this light and airy imagery, Leanne!! A graceful capture and beautiful presentation!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #2508957

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 07, 2006

Thanks very much Stan! #2509148

Kristin M. Morales March 16, 2006

this really captures the spirit and grace of dancers. Great job on originality and vision. #2538816

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 16, 2006

Thankyou very much Kristin! #2538830

April 13, 2006

Exquisite work, Leanne!! #2640553

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 13, 2006

Thanks very much Joanne! #2640656

Naomi Weiser April 25, 2006

Congrats! great effects. #2685527

Life Expressions April 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist, Leanne!! #2686621

Paula Showen April 25, 2006

Contratulations, Leanne!!! #2687177

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 25, 2006

Many thankyous Naomi, Robin and Paula! #2687645

Stan Lubach April 25, 2006

Congrats, Leanne! #2688134

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 25, 2006

Thanks Stan! #2689636

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe April 25, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist win and good luck in the next round!! #2689678

Su Sana E. P level-classic April 25, 2006

I knew it!!!!! Congratulations on this brilliant Finalist, Leanne!! WTG!! #2691342

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 26, 2006

Thankyou very much Donna and Susan! #2691601

Jenny Bosmans April 26, 2006

Congratulations again, Leanne!! #2691885

Nadya Johnson April 26, 2006

A secnod congratulations Leanne, on this second finalist! #2692918

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 26, 2006

Thankyou so much Jenny and Nadya! #2693263

Luigi Di Serio level-classic April 26, 2006

This is interesting... Congrats on your awards this month! Well done #2693743

Luigi Di Serio level-classic April 26, 2006

This is interesting... Congrats on your awards this month! Well done #2693745

Sylvia Rossler April 26, 2006

Amazing effect Leanne !! and a well deserved finalist !! Good luck for the nexxt round :O) #2694245

Nobu Nagase April 26, 2006

Really cool!!!
Many congrats, Leanne!!! #2694468

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 26, 2006

Luigi, Sylvia and Nobi; Thanks very much for your support! #2694877

Lorraine A. Cook April 26, 2006

Congratulations are in order for this beautiful finalist, Leanne!<:)) #2695940

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 27, 2006

Many thankyous, Lorraine and Jill! #2699845

Guy D. Biechele level-classic April 28, 2006

Congratulations on your Finalist, Leanne!! #2703966

Leanne M.E. Boyd April 28, 2006

Thanks very much Guy! #2704088

Wendy Stevenson June 22, 2006

Congratulations on this fantastic finalist Leanne! Really great mood to this!! #2936471

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 22, 2006

Thankyou Wendy! #2936701

March 20, 2007

Congratulations on this beautiful finalist Leanne ! #4074309

Leanne M.E. Boyd March 20, 2007

Thanks very much Raine! #4074510

Cindy Bendush level-classic December 06, 2007

Sensational image Leanne, and a beautiful finalist! Congratulations! #5174187

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