Creative Flower Photography
The above photo was created with one exposure in camera. This was not manipulated with software. Details below:
The trick is to use a slow shutter speed, and an external flash unit like the 580EXII. I autofocused on the first group of flowers on the left, and started the exposure. The flash fired, and I waited almost 1 second before quickly pointing the camera to the yellow group of flowers. The result is similar to that of a double exposure. The diagram below explains the process further.
Camera settings: 1.6 second shutter speed, ISO 100, and f32, tripod. Flash on ETTL at -1, Tripod.
If you're interested in creating some unique flower photos, I encourage you to give this a try. Please feel free to share your results on my Facebook page.
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