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Snow was forecast for Dunedin today. It finally arrived leaving a clear night and icy winds in its wake.
While waiting on someone this evening, I took this picture of a truck passing. The effect I captured was well worth the wait in the cold wind.
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Jun 24 2008 09:14 GMT Midworlder PRO
Marvellous effect, I wouldn't even bother trying to start a photo like this, it would be a disaster !
Jun 24 2008 10:47 GMT sini
Great capture!:)
Jun 24 2008 22:20 GMT Weesue
Thanks Midworlder. It was really simple to do and probably breaks many photography rules.
I put the setting to night on my camera, leaned against a fence post, held the camera in my not totally steady hands and waited. I saw the truck coming and targeted where I thought he would come into frame. As the cab entered the shot, I pushed the button and held as steady as I could.
A great result. Lots of fun. Point and shoot philosophy, Just playing to see what happens.
Jun 24 2008 22:23 GMT Weesue
Thanks Sini. Was really cold waiting on this one but worth the wait.
Jun 24 2008 22:23 GMT Weesue
Thanks Ciara. Is a lot of fun. A great time waster and the way things change shape is hilarious.
I have one of street lights along the harbour looking like a flock of birds flying.
Might load it tonight for a giggle.
Jun 24 2008 23:18 GMT dotGALLERY
Havn't quite figured how to make my camera do this yet, but what an image, real cool !!!
Jun 25 2008 01:51 GMT nzshutter PRO
Quite the picture taker aren't we :-)))))))))) Great effect sis. Well done. :-)
Jun 25 2008 05:15 GMT Weesue
Thanks Robin. I was down at the courier yard waiting for Mark to finish work. Took lots of pics and hoped for a goody. I got one or two but love this the best.
Jun 25 2008 07:50 GMT teddybear2
Hi Sue you will be a pro soon. Great capture
Jun 26 2008 05:44 GMT Littleollie
Nice work Sue, well done.
Sep 07 2008 09:18 GMT ThorBeverley PRO
I love the sense of speed here!
Sep 07 2008 22:31 GMT Weesue
Thank you. They are supposed to be doing no more than 60km/h but...
It does look a lot faster.