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Stained Glass Window at Dore Abbey, the lens was zoomed during the 4 second exposure.
Sometimes called a zoom burst.

The camera was mounted on a sturdy tripod and taken up to the centre height of the window, the image was composed with the lens towards the 300mm end, the thinking behind the shot was to open the shutter, dwell for a 1 second, zoom for 1 second to a stop, then let the central image have a 2 second exposure, the zooming was done by hand, experimenting with times, this was shot on slide but shooting on digital you can preview straight away, should make it easier.

Camera:Pentax LX Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Lens:75-300mm zoom.
Recording media:Fujichrome Velvia 50.
Title:Window-Dore Abbey.
Username:Badgerfred Badgerfred
Uploaded:21 Jul 2008 - 12:03 AM
Tags:Architecture, D12/32, General, Stained glass.
Votes:58

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photophantom
21 Jul 2008 - 12:13 AM

Excellent effect Fred. I love it.
Dennis

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whiteswan01
21 Jul 2008 - 12:15 AM

excellent and fantastic well captured
Dawn

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Diana
Diana e2 Member 72011 forum postsDiana vcard Netherlands19 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2008 - 12:19 AM

superb I have to try this Fred works so well

Dianna

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piccy
piccy  8 Wales
21 Jul 2008 - 12:32 AM

Beautiful colours and the zoom burst works well.
Freda

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imagio
imagio  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
21 Jul 2008 - 12:35 AM

Superb Fred, gotta try this sometime

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Joline
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21 Jul 2008 - 12:51 AM

This technique worked beautifully. You must have a very steady hand.

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taggart
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21 Jul 2008 - 1:13 AM

Sort of like a double exposure--- does your camera zoom on command-- waht I mean is, I would have to move the lens by hand?

Jennnnn

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dawnmichelle
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21 Jul 2008 - 1:14 AM

amazing shot...

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chensuriashi
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21 Jul 2008 - 4:04 AM

Very different, I like it very much top imagery. Chen.

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SRSmith
SRSmith  7 United States
21 Jul 2008 - 4:06 AM

A super shot, Fred, and so different. Awesome work!

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jaktis
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21 Jul 2008 - 4:23 AM

Great effect in this

Peter

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Moon_Chaser
21 Jul 2008 - 5:26 AM

Stunning shot Smile keeeeeeep it up

Rgds/Sidd

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21 Jul 2008 - 7:15 AM

Wonderful work.

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nickyv32
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21 Jul 2008 - 7:26 AM

Superb Fred, love it.

Nicky

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fentiger
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21 Jul 2008 - 7:55 AM

Very creative work ~ great image.

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lonely_oryx
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21 Jul 2008 - 8:01 AM

Striking image, well done

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MickyMc
MickyMc  6 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2008 - 8:40 AM

Works well, makes me think of the words God is Love for some reason.
Mavis

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21 Jul 2008 - 9:13 AM

You do these very well! I like the way the zooming creates a protective, embracing, loving feel around the central section.
Moira

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pluckyfilly
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21 Jul 2008 - 9:14 AM

stunning shot in fact amazing shot I have no idea how you go about this but its a cracker

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21 Jul 2008 - 9:16 AM

Glorious image, Fred.
Bill

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21 Jul 2008 - 9:21 AM

amazing final product, looks wonderfully surreal
ian

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fossilized
fossilized  1079 forum posts United Kingdom
21 Jul 2008 - 10:12 AM

An interesting effect, well executed.
Jean

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Nettles  7 England
21 Jul 2008 - 10:25 AM

Excellent. Annette

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Rende
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21 Jul 2008 - 11:33 AM

Beautiful effect Fred; well done.
Rende

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alfpics
alfpics  12357 forum posts England
21 Jul 2008 - 12:17 PM

Lovely effect - let's make it 30!
Andy

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dianah
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21 Jul 2008 - 12:34 PM

Beautifully done Fred..the light looks as though it is pouring in !
Di

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Silverzone
21 Jul 2008 - 12:43 PM

Love the shafts of light. Sylvia

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ChristineL
21 Jul 2008 - 12:51 PM

i love the effect, never tried this,
chris.

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Maiwand
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21 Jul 2008 - 3:09 PM

Lovely imaginative shot Fred. I must try that technique.
Ron

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Bob_V
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21 Jul 2008 - 3:21 PM

Very creative Fred, what a fantastic image, so well done.
Bob

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Scaramanga
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21 Jul 2008 - 4:30 PM

Stunning work, really magical effect.

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norton
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21 Jul 2008 - 5:30 PM

Superb image Fred....You've captured an excellent effect with that zoom burst,nice work.................

Tony.

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bunbeam
bunbeam  9 United Kingdom
21 Jul 2008 - 7:47 PM

amazing capture
bunSmile

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Julian
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21 Jul 2008 - 8:10 PM

Happy to be number 40. Great effect on this image.
Julian

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mikbee
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21 Jul 2008 - 8:11 PM

A good zoom burst here Fred.Never tried it digitally,only with film.Seemed an age waiting to see the results come back from proccessing !!!! As you say,only a matter of seconds now !!!
Mick.

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21 Jul 2008 - 8:16 PM

Superb !
Rock

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21 Jul 2008 - 10:44 PM

Wonderful work Fred, love the result you've achieved here. Many thanks for the mod on my butterfly, Ed

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MandsH  7 England
21 Jul 2008 - 11:22 PM

Beautiful,really like the effect
mandy

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pamelajean
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22 Jul 2008 - 12:36 AM

The effect is beautiful, what a masterful technique, the rest of us use PS.

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Pegon
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22 Jul 2008 - 9:24 PM

Superb work.
Pete.

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buxton  6 England
22 Jul 2008 - 11:12 PM

Superb image, great colour.

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tigertimb
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23 Jul 2008 - 8:03 AM

Superb work Fred and really effective the way you've paused at both ends of the zoom
Tim

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24 Jul 2008 - 6:13 PM

Thanks Ann (pluckyfilly) for the user award, greatly appreciated,
Fred.

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24 Jul 2008 - 6:14 PM

Thanks everyone for all comments and clicks,
Fred.

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PeterLaw  6 United Kingdom
25 Jul 2008 - 3:25 PM

Excellent shot of a lovely window.
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26 Jul 2008 - 4:51 PM

Outstanding piece of work. I know lots of people who have tried doing this in the past with no end result. I defy any camera club judge who is confounded with this piece of work in the future not to give it full marks. Beautifully done and top draw stuff - instantly gets an award from me. Love it and a real pleasure to view.

Dave.
PS. Donít sit on this shot Fred - needs moving around.

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26 Jul 2008 - 5:36 PM

Thanks Dave (Dave87) for your user award and comments, greatly appreciated,
Fred.

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29 Jul 2008 - 10:57 PM

You achieved perfection in this technique Fred - well deserved awards!
Jo

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