This was my submission for our Blur assignment. It is a spinning striped umbrella and the colors are actually much more muted than the image but the only editing I did was to move the black slider in Adobe Camera Raw all the way to the right, and in Photoshop I cloned in a small section of the lower left corner. I had other ideas for this shot, to have a person spinning the umbrella and include them in the shot but did not get the chance to do that. So, I put my camera on my tripod and set the timer to engage the shutter, set the aperture as small as it would go and started experimenting. I got some really interesting effects with things in the background showing through the blurred colors but unfortunately it was a messy room! But something to pursue in the future. The settings for this shot were f22 for 10 seconds at ISO 100 with my 24 - 70 mm lens.
SC Christmas Digital Papers
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