“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'


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  • Michael J. Slezak (JW) PRO 7y

    I love it!! So awsome! I must get more creative and try some things like this.
  • k~owl *still not back* 7y

    Please give me a clue - what did you spin to produce this cool effect?
  • Jeremy Stockwell PRO 7y

    @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.
  • k~owl *still not back* 7y

    I can imagine now how you did it, still I don't understand it. I'll go outside right now and try it myself.
  • k~owl *still not back* 7y

    Ha! It's so easy! :-D
  • Jeremy Stockwell PRO 7y

  • Paul Virdee PRO 7y

    Its so smooth as to be glass-like.
  • *narly 7y

    Sort of looks like the view you'd expect just before being abducted by aliens... :-)
  • Jeremy Stockwell PRO 7y

    Thanks all.

    Hadn't thought of that one, narly. :-)
  • thesilentk 7y

  • Krissy A. 7y

    I love this!

    "It's All a Blur..."
    The World Through My Eyes
  • Jeff 5y

    Nice representation of "Earth"
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Taken on June 18, 2008
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