Browsing: long exposure

Common Photo Themes

For this month’s Common Photo Themes, we would like to explore the spirit, feelings and sights of summer. So we’re headed to the carnivals and boardwalks. Captured by five different talented photographers, we’ll explore different photos of carnival scenes featuring long exposures and surreal presentations.


Create interesting photos through the use of slow shutter shooting techniques. In this article, we introduce you to some of our favorite slow shutter techniques so that you can have fun creating interesting photos.

Common Photo Themes "Tourists Everywhere" by Linh H. Nguyen

Big City Lights are the focus of this month’s Common Photo Themes. Featuring five different cities around the world, we learn the many facets of urban lighting, captured in fantastic photographs. Read on to see these stories told by the eyes and cameras of five inspiring photographers.

Inspiring Photos "Epcot" by Brandon Watts

This week, we feature the work of photographer Brandon Watts, a skilled HDR photographer, who’s photo, “…Epcot”, introduces so many different layers of interest. From long exposures to explorations in color and composition, there is much to admire about his photo and much for you to learn from. Read on to see this great example of layered interest and learn how you can improve your own works.

Inspiring Photos "Philadelphia Water Works" by Ross Abraham

As photographers, we are attracted to the classic buildings and structures around us. As tourists, we often have difficulty trying to figure out the best way to capture such a scene in a new and unique way. That isn’t the problem that photographer Ross Abraham has. When capturing one of Philadelphia’s greatest landmarks, Ross introduced an element that is so commonly overlooked: Time. Read on to see how time enhances this photograph.

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