Posts Tagged ‘motion blur’

A blurred tree

Wednesday, August 17th, 2011

Camera Blur Betws y Coed, Snowdonia

On one level, in-camera motion blur is pure play. Take away the tools-of-the-trade tripod, careful compositions, and pin-sharp images, wheel in unpredictable results and no discernable subject. Sounds a bit crazy? The results can be really mesmerising. Taking away the detail from a scene or subject has the fascinating side-effect of only leaving the loosest impression of the place, at the risk of sounding very pretentious, almost reducing the image to an emotional imprint of a place. This needs more investigation.

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