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    “Too bad you can't buy a voodoo globe so that you could make the earth spin real fast and freak everybody out.” -- Jack Handy

    Long exposure + spin -- liked this effect

    For Photo Friday - 'The Great Outdoors'
    For Photo Friday - 'My World'

    Downloadable @ 800px

    1. ms4jah 82 months ago | reply

      I love it!! So awsome! I must get more creative and try some things like this.

    2. k~owl *still not back* 82 months ago | reply

      Please give me a clue - what did you spin to produce this cool effect?

    3. Jeremy Stockwell 82 months ago | reply

      @kg.owl -- the camera.

      *Set for 1/8 second exposure
      *Pointed it up at some trees/sky
      *Tried to spin the body of the camera around the barrel of the lens (let me know if that doesn't make any sense)
      *Hit the shutter release during the spin. Voila!

      This one is a lot easier than the whole relative zoom thing mentioned elsewhere -- and again, not crazy long shutter speeds either -- should be OK to hand hold.

      With the blues and greens, it took on the appearance (to me) of a spinning globe, thus the title.

    4. k~owl *still not back* 82 months ago | reply

      I can imagine now how you did it, still I don't understand it. I'll go outside right now and try it myself.

    5. k~owl *still not back* 82 months ago | reply

      Ha! It's so easy! :-D

    6. transvox 82 months ago | reply

      Its so smooth as to be glass-like.

    7. *narly [deleted] 82 months ago | reply

      Sort of looks like the view you'd expect just before being abducted by aliens... :-)

    8. Jeremy Stockwell 82 months ago | reply

      Thanks all.

      Hadn't thought of that one, narly. :-)

    9. 76 months ago | reply

      I love this!

      "It's All a Blur..."
      The World Through My Eyes

    10. radarbrat photography 56 months ago | reply

      Nice representation of "Earth"

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