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Yr4•328/365 Space & Time August 25, 2013

Yr4•328/365
Space & Time
August 25, 2013

Had a great trip camping in Franconia, NH with the family. Completed just before midnight last night.  It is a 1hr and 13min exposure. ISO 400, f16 with a 28mm lens. I am not a patient person, these shots test me as much as any I take. I set them up in the dark, I use a flash light to focus on trees on the fringe of the shot. Lock the cable release and walk away, instantly I think it is not focused right, I did not get the correct frame or something else is wrong.  the only way to check it is to start over.. which in turn resets the anxiety. I took one the night before that was about 20min long, I wished it was longer.  So, this one was, but it was every bit of energy I had not to check it sooner and I still wished I waited a full 2 hours like I had planned.  Maybe next year.  Below are more night shots I took on the trip. The last 2 (rocks in water and bridge) are a technique I have wanted to try for a while… light painting.  There was no light for these shots, I focused using a flashlight, then locked the frame open for 30sec. I then used the light (a very powerful light I bought just for this) and “painted the scene”.  Just the parts I wanted illuminated.

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3 Comments

  1. tillie August 26, 2013 at 9:30 am #

    they are all beautiful pictures you do so well tim.

  2. Shannon Gamache August 26, 2013 at 9:21 am #

    Tim, I love your shots and thanks for explaining how you did them. This make me want to pick up my camera and try stuff, Thanks

  3. Meredith August 25, 2013 at 9:55 pm #

    Pictures absolutely beautiful!

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