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Saturday
May282011

Twirl

I enjoy experimenting when shooting.  Often times, you get awful, unusable results, but it's very satisfying when your experiments yield something that makes the mind wonder and brings a smile to your face.  (Click the picture to view it larger.)

Photograph ©2011 Alex Suárez. All rights reserved.

What you see here is an image of my daughter from our recent photo session.  You can see the first image here.  We took a different approach in shooting this one.  Instead of having her progress directly from right to left ending with a rear curtain sync flash pop, we had her twirl around and I manually popped the flash at a moment of my choosing.  I then let the exposure continue a bit to fill in the frame some more.  

What are your thoughts?  Is this kind of photography too "out there" for your tastes?  Which image do you prefer?  Why?

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Reader Comments (5)

Alex, I love your black and white long exposures. They have the feel of those old fashion silver prints.

May 29, 2011 | Unregistered Commenteratmtx

Thanks, ATMTX. I learned photography in the '70s shooting/developing/printing black & white film. That look, I guess, is what's most ingrained in me. :-)

May 29, 2011 | Registered CommenterAlex Suarez

I love the 2nd one.... I love that because the shadowing fugure is more elegant and shows the movement (steps) clearly... :) Also lighting I guess is perfect here... :)

June 30, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterRamjee

Thanks for your thoughts, Ramjee.

June 30, 2011 | Registered CommenterAlex Suarez

Wow, I love this shot!

July 13, 2011 | Unregistered CommenterGreta Olivas

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