Monday, February 6, 2012

Deliberately Blurring Photos

As a photography writer I spend a fairly decent amount of time explaining all of the different ways people can use their equipment to avoid blurry pictures. But if there's one thing I've learned about photography it's that for every "rule" we should follow, there's an equally valid reason to break that very same rule. Take blurry pictures, for instance. While most of the time we want our pictures to be sharp, there are definitely a few occasions in which blurry photos actually work better. Three situations in particular, and thanks to a post on the Light Stalking blog, you can now see what they are and how to harness them. When you want to show motion, when you want to isolate a subject, or when you want to make an abstract image, read about how they work at the Light Stalking blog.  

http://www.lightstalking.com/3-situations-where-blurred-photos-just-work
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Deliberately Blurring Photos


As a photography writer I spend a fairly decent amount of time explaining all of the different ways people can use their equipment to avoid blurry pictures. But if there's one thing I've learned about photography it's that for every "rule" we should follow, there's an equally valid reason to break that very same rule. Take blurry pictures, for instance. While most of the time we want our pictures to be sharp, there are definitely a few occasions in which blurry photos actually work better. Three situations in particular, and thanks to a post on the Light Stalking blog, you can now see what they are and how to harness them. When you want to show motion, when you want to isolate a subject, or when you want to make an abstract image, read about how they work at the Light Stalking blog.  

http://www.lightstalking.com/3-situations-where-blurred-photos-just-work
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