Intentional Camera Movement!

1 month 2 weeks ago #739282 by emma81
Hi All!

I'm on a mission to find out the best methods and techniques for ICM photography. 
Any technical and creative advice is welcome. Are there particular lens or shutter speeds you prefer shooting on? Or maybe the subject or environment best determines that. 
Please feel free to attach any of your work I would love to see what else is out there! 


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1 month 2 weeks ago #739284 by db3348
Hi Emma ,

Do  you  have (yet) any vague ideas  of  results  you’d like to achieve ?  Perhaps some links to images  seen on web  that inspired your " mission " ?
If  your camera is intentionally moving,  expect a degree of blur in any case ,  but  the more the camera (and  the subject ) moves , the more blur will appear .
Are you an Auto-mode addict  or are you willing to experiment in manually controlled settings ?  In Auto , the camera controls the settings and  you  have little option in controlling them,  but  in manual mode  you have more flexibility to control control them .
Settings  definitely determined by subject , lighting – both amount of light available  and type of light – and  last but not least ,  particular result  you are seeking ,  e.g, more abstract , dreamy blur of ,  or fast , frozen action ,  or something in-between .
In general,  slow shutter speeds  will portray more blurred ,  streaky , abstract effects ,  while  fast shutter speeds  will portray more matter-of-fact ,  sharper ,  suspended-in-time/space results .
Smaller lens apertures  will capture a greater range of sharp focus from near to far distances (more “depth-of-field”)  while larger lens apertures  will tend to concentrate the sharp focus to a more limited range of distances (less “depth-of-field”) .  The lighting and camera's ISO settings will both influence what speeds and apertures  are practical .

Hope that points you in approximately the right direction .

db3348


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1 month 2 weeks ago #739324 by Screamin Scott
Fun to do with zooms. Makes little difference which camera zoom lens, etc.

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1 month 2 weeks ago #739331 by yusufcpu
The ideal camera settings for automotive photography are determined by the time and location of the shoot. In general, the best camera settings for producing excellent car photos are f/2.8 aperture, 1/80 second shutter speed, and ISO 100.


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