Archive for the 'Long exposure photography' category

Long Exposure Photography in China

Forbidden City, Beijing, China

Fujifilm XT-1, 18mm lens, 90 seconds @f11, ISO 200

 

This photo is taken from the moat that surrounds the Forbidden City in Beijing. It was made with a 18mm lens, a shutter speed of ninety seconds and the aperture set to f11. No neutral density filters required as it was dusk. The orange glow on the brickwork is from the street lights on the other side of the water.

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Photographer Interview: Andrew Mulvey

Black & white photo by Andrew Mulvey

Andrew Mulvey is an Australian photographer who works predominantly in black and white. He’s a practitioner of the relatively new field of long exposure photography, and also likes to work in the square format. He has some beautiful work, and I’m sure you’ll love his photos. He gives some interesting insights into his creative process and his approach to composition in the interview which I know you’ll enjoy.

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Long Exposure Photography with the Fujifilm X-Pro 1

Long exposure photo taken with Fujifilm X-Pro 1 camera

Anyone familiar with Wellington will know that the high winds and variable weather are a frustration for landscape photographers. We had some beautiful calm days this week so I took advantage of the conditions to test out my new Fujifilm X-Pro 1 for long exposure photography.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #36: Thomas Leong

Long exposure photography by Thomas Leong

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Thomas Leong is a photographer from Singapore. I always like looking at the work of Asian long exposure photographers because their subject matter is so different from the scenery I am used to in New Zealand or England. Thomas’s photos are no exception. Read on and enjoy.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #35: Didier Demaret

Long exposure photography by Didier Demaret

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Didier Demaret is a Belgian photographer who discovered photography in 2006. He was immediately attracted to black and white landscape photography in the square format. Many of his photos, as you will see, are taken in rain or fog, giving his photos a mysterious atmosphere.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #34: Spencer Brown

Long exposure photography by Spencer Brown

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Spencer Brown is a photographer from the UK. Like so many other long exposure photographers from that country, he lives on the south coast. He won his first award this year, a commendation in the Sony World Photography Awards.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #33: Hengki Koentjoro

Long exposure photography by Hengki Koentjoro

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Hengki Koentjoro is an Indonesian photographer. He is a resident of Jakarta and studied photography at the Brooks Institute in California. His geographic location, plus some exquisite compositional skill, help give his photos a unique look.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #32: Brian Day

Long exposure photography by Brian Day

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Brian Day is a photographer from Detroit. Many people will be familiar with images of urban decay from the city. Brian’s work is different. Detroit is his hometown and he’s driven to show the beauty of the city and its architecture. He spends several hours a week photographing the city. He uses long exposure photography to create some of those images, and you can see the results in the photos accompanying this interview.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #31: Cole Thompson

Long exposure photography by Cole Thompson

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Cole Thompson is a fine art photographer based in Colorado in the United States. As part of the interview I asked him how, in a world where it seems that many photographers are producing similar work, it is possible to create original photography? His answer is worth reading, as it brings up one of Cole’s most interesting concepts, ‘photographic celibacy’.

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Long Exposure Photography Interview #30: Julia-Anna Gospodarou

Long exposure photography by Julia-Anna Gospodarou

This article is part of a series of interviews with long exposure photographers to celebrate the release of my ebook Slow. You can keep track of the interviews by clicking on the Long Exposure Photography Interviews link under Categories in the right-hand sidebar.

 

Julia-Anna Gospodarou is an architect and fine art photographer who lives in Athens, Greece. Julia-Anna’s work combines her love for architecture and black and white photography. She gained a couple of honourable mentions in the International Photography Awards 2012 and has featured in numerous publications.

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