Dragging the Shutter

Peggy Farren 2014-01-24

By: Vic Biggs

This is a technique that is fun and easy. You need a fairly dark environment, like a nightclub, that has some background lights in it. Set your camera’s Time Value (shutter speed) to about half a second. You will need a flash. Shoot and either rotate the camera a quarter or half turn or drag it in a direction. Play with this. Try different settings for ISO and Time Value.

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