Friday, May 29, 2009

Turn off the IS, stupid!

Been playing around with night shooting lately. I was trying to get some interesting motion shots with long exposures, but the images kept coming out blurry even though my camera was on a tripod and the shutter release was on a timed delay. Then I finally remembered that when you shoot on a tripod you're supposed to switch off the Image Stabilizer on your lens.

There's powerful metaphor in that idea, if you think about it. Here are a few of the shots that turned out alright: