Blog for Photographers - Light up Central Lake
Here's the first blog of the new year.
Local Florida - Light up Central Lake
Here's a few photos I took on Christmas Day in downtown Clermont, FL at Light up Central Lake.
Here's a fun experiment with motion blur.
Photo Project Idea:
Long exposure night photography of Christmas lights before they are all taken down or photograph street lights, buildings and cars at night.
Photography Tips: Tripods
Use a Tripod for long exposure night photography. Great for photographing Christmas lights.
I have several favorite tripods. For stability, I like Manfrotto tripods especially the ones with the cool flip over feature for macro photography to be able to point down over the flower or product.
For Travel, I love the MeFoto tripod because it's lighter weight and folds up small. I like that it can also become a monopod if a tripod is too much for a certain location. Last year I photographed at the Holy Land Park in Orlando, Florida during Christmas and it was too crowded on the night I went to have a tripod, so I just used the monopod to avoid being in people's way.
When I travel to visit my family in Missouri, I bring my MeFoto and Sirui travel tripods and use them as light stands by adding a flash bracket. They fit in my suitcase much better than light stands.
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