Acadia Birches

© Lisa K. Pullen

Acadia Birches

Uploaded: June 26, 2009


Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 5/10 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, FocalLength: 55.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Kathryn Wesserling June 26, 2009

I've seen images using this technique before, but haven't figured out how it's done? Are trees the best application for it? Basically, the question is, "How'd you do it?" #1146425

Lisa K. Pullen level-classic June 26, 2009

Hello Kathy! I used a slow shutter speed and intentionally moved the camera downward during the exposure in an attempt to get an impressionistic and painterly feel to the image. Most any subject will work using this technique--trees, flowers, lights, etc. And so many folks in the bp community use it--quite well I might add! Just experiment, allow your imagination to go a little "out of the box," and HAVE FUN!!! :) #7680410

Ann H. Belus level-deluxe June 26, 2009

Great technique, and excellently done! #7680432

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict June 26, 2009

THis is lovely, great use of the slow shutter.

Dominick #7680488

Kathryn Wesserling June 26, 2009

Thanks for the How-To! Apparently, when I accidentally jiggle my camera at Shutter Click Time, I need to hold the button down for a longer duration; my 'blurs' aren't nearly as effectively beautiful as yours! lollllllllllll Kathy #7681250

Daniella Puente June 26, 2009

I love how these kind of movement images look, specially with trees, you did a GREAT work! #7681797

Kenny Metro level-classic August 06, 2021

Love these types of shots. Great creative image, Lisa #11918459

Lisa K. Pullen level-classic August 07, 2021

Thanks everyone for your encouraging comments!!! #11918605

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