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.
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 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.