Sunday, January 13, 2008

A walk in the park...and a little experimentation























7 comments:

Phydeaux January 13, 2008 8:22 PM  

Wonderful pics... I like the experimentation. Is that an effect built into the camera, or a software thing?

Dad January 13, 2008 8:32 PM  

Neither, Phy. It's a Lisa thing.

As she described it, she does a time exposure (I think we used to call it "bulb" exposure - meaning the shutter stays open as long as you hold down the button) and trips the flash at the beginning. The flash captures the main focal point (the face, in this case) and then she slowly pans the camera from one side to another for two or three seconds which blurs the background.

That would be the "little experimentation" of the title.

Now, Lisa will probably set me (us) straight with her own explanation, but I'm just telling you what I saw.

It was a fun time!

theotherbear January 13, 2008 10:23 PM  

I like that third one with the trees reflecting in the water.

lisa January 14, 2008 9:27 AM  

I should add that Robin took the second to last one.

juliloquy January 14, 2008 10:21 AM  

Chilly air and warm hearts. I love these.

pidomon January 14, 2008 4:49 PM  

Great Pics.

Robin January 14, 2008 5:39 PM  

Robin is the next generation's photographer, huh? She's off to a good start.

I'm surprised that the experimental shots are black and white. Was there a trick to that, too?

I think the third one is my favorite, as well.

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