And his Old Man makes him wait 15 seconds while he paints him with light.
Strange request I know but that’s what my son and I have just been up to.
A good friend and work colleague has donated a tripod to the 365 cause so now I’m going to fill the blogs with long exposures and fluffy waterfalls!
My first expedition was to a fly over just behind us with really badly placed bars.
I set the camera up on the tripod and got Reece to stand in position and shine a light on his face so I could focus on him (Using Back Button Focus I might add!) and then recomposed with him to the left of the shot. We then waited for some traffic and I hit the button. During the exposure I used the light on the back of my iPhone to “paint” Reece for a duration of two or three seconds.
Full settings were: focal length 28mm, Aperture f/8, Exposure 15 sec and ISO 100
I know it’s not perfect but I’m really pleased with it.
Any pointers in the right direction would be welcome!
Thanks to, Reece for traipsing across the mud to aid his father in his mission. Gary for the tripod and to the perplexed drivers on the A303 who were probably wondering what the hell was going on!
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