7 Questions: Frank Machalowski On ‘Monsters,’ His Eerie Long Exposure Photos of Crowds

7 Questions: Frank Machalowski On 'Monsters,' His Eerie Long Exposure Photos of Crowds

The highway shows movement. Because the road has action on it, with the moving cars and the lights it was taken sped up. Your eyes follow the picture into the distance.

The highway shows movement. Because the road has action on it, with the moving cars and the lights it was taken sped up. Your eyes follow the picture into the distance.

this is an example of long exposure and fast shutter speed, it captures a series of movements in one picture. It is also a helpful technique when working with dancers and musicians. The equipment needed for this is a camera, spare batteries and lenses.

this is an example of long exposure and fast shutter speed, it captures a series of movements in one picture. It is also a helpful technique when working with dancers and musicians. The equipment needed for this is a camera, spare batteries and lenses.

Japanese photographer Shinichi Maruyama has an interesting series of photos simply titled, “Nude.” Each image shows an abstract flesh-colored shape that’s created by a nude subject dancing in front of the camera.    Although the photographs look like long-exposure shots, they’re actually composite images created by combining ten thousand individual photographs of each dancer. The result is a look in which each model’s body is (mostly) lost within the blur of its movement.

Japanese photographer Shinichi Maruyama has an interesting series of photos simply titled, “Nude.” Each image shows an abstract flesh-colored shape that’s created by a nude subject dancing in front of the camera. Although the photographs look like long-exposure shots, they’re actually composite images created by combining ten thousand individual photographs of each dancer. The result is a look in which each model’s body is (mostly) lost within the blur of its movement.

slow shutter photography.....one of the few amazing things a digital camera can do better than flim

Slow shutter speed photography

A Primer on Long Exposures  by Lynne Eodice | In contrast to using fast shutter speeds to freeze action, using long exposures is a very creative means to convey motion in a photograph. A blurred image can be a very impressionistic rendition of movement, giving the viewer a sense of sensation. This will cover blurred motion, panning, zooming your lens during an exposure & capturing streaks of light from traffic at night. Experiment with these simple techniques, & have fun getting dramatic…

A Primer on Long Exposures by Lynne Eodice | In contrast to using fast shutter speeds to freeze action, using long exposures is a very creative means to convey motion in a photograph. A blurred image can be a very impressionistic rendition of movement, giving the viewer a sense of sensation. This will cover blurred motion, panning, zooming your lens during an exposure & capturing streaks of light from traffic at night. Experiment with these simple techniques, & have fun getting dramatic…

Light art created by Eric Staller in the 70s and 80s in New York City

Light graffiti art created by Eric Staller in the 70s and 80s in New York City

Regis Matthey photographs his friend Johannes using a long exposure on Abel Tasman Beach, New Zealand. Although it looks like there are two people engaged in a light duel, Johannes assumed one position and then quickly moved to another eight feet away, armed with a strobe light and a torch.

Pictures of the day: 4 November 2011

Regis Matthey photographs his friend Johannes using a long exposure on Abel Tasman Beach, New Zealand. Although it looks like there are two people engaged in a light duel, Johannes assumed one position and then quickly moved to another eight feet away, armed with a strobe light and a torch.

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