Freeway Lightning I

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Ok, you pulled my leg...

I take the Freeway Lightning series, while driving down the freeway late at night. I set my camera apeture at 8.0 (as small as possible) and the speed at 15 sec. (as long as possible). I also set the iso at 50 (as low as possible). When all this is set I drive along with the camera next to head (at eye level) and shoot. I don't worry about movement, because this makes the shots interesting. As I flow down the highway, moving in traffic, the camera picks up the lights of passing cars, trucks, signs and street lights.
Every photo is unique.

Try it sometime. Only keep your eye on the road.


Guest - Apr 07, 2006 02:27 PM EDT
What a great and creative idea - I too will have to give it a try. Stephanie
Guest - Oct 07, 2005 01:23 PM EDT
This is really fascinating!! I will definitely have to try this myself! Great photo too!!
Guest - Jul 15, 2005 07:04 PM EDT
I never realised camera shake was an art-form before. Take a bow, Mr Pinetree3 :)
Guest - Mar 11, 2005 08:17 PM EDT
Interesting shot!

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