Dancers in the dark

By mrswoolybill
Continuing the story of Robert's 60th birthday.
1/5 second, hand-held, rear curtain sync with the D90's built-in flash.
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Tags: Photo journalism People Black and white

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 8:07AM
This technique really does capture the energy in the movement.

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luceombra 5 27 5 Italy
28 Feb 2012 8:11AM
Love this series Moira!
Al
28 Feb 2012 8:17AM
the feet are quite amazing
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
28 Feb 2012 8:21AM
Ghostly visions Moira, love the technique.
Ron.
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
28 Feb 2012 8:30AM
another excellent photography
pdcche 6 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 8:47AM
Looks like they are having a swinging time Moira.. Peter
Richsr 10 91 223 England
28 Feb 2012 8:49AM
Like the movement in this Moria, good one
Regards Richard
CarolG Plus
10 199 20 Greece
28 Feb 2012 9:00AM
Wonderful movement, Moira, I can almost hear the music playing Smile Carol
nonur Plus
8 17 12 Turkey
28 Feb 2012 9:29AM
What a lovely joyful scene and so well taken! I love such scenes of life as I see people enjoying themselves!SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile
mikbee 10 3 8 Scotland
28 Feb 2012 11:01AM
Nice one Moira.
BUT I AM STILL WAITING HERE PATIENTLY FOR YOU KNOW WHAT !!
Mick.
28 Feb 2012 11:20AM
I really like the captured action Moira.

David
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
28 Feb 2012 11:22AM
"dance me to the end of time"
Fabulous effect here.
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
28 Feb 2012 11:24AM
A good time was had by all.
mrswoolybill Plus
10 1.0k 1624 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 11:37AM
Thanks everyone, and Mick I'll keep you waiting a bit longer though I have some dancing girls to come tomorrow.
Joline I shall have that song on my brain all day now...
Moira
28 Feb 2012 12:07PM
The ghost of ceilidh's past and present. Maybe you could make a video to describe how this was done? Wink

Dougie
annettep38 Plus
5 218 40 Costa Rica
28 Feb 2012 12:11PM
I love the legs of the couple in the front.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 12:13PM
I do love the ghostly effect here, a great capture!
Carol
franken Plus
14 4.2k 4 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 12:47PM
Love the movement in this Moira -really impressive!

Ken
HBJ Plus
5 4 Sweden
28 Feb 2012 12:58PM
Moira, I like your dancing photos, among all thr others!
Hans
Herge88 Plus
10 40 4 England
28 Feb 2012 4:05PM
Another good study, good movement and again I like the choice of mono.

Best Matt
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
28 Feb 2012 4:17PM
I've only tried this a couple of times, but it's a great effect to capture the movement Smile Great stuff Moira Wink
Trev Smile
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
28 Feb 2012 4:26PM
A really great effect. - gary
jonwebber 8 4 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 5:40PM
Straight out wonderful.
jon
28 Feb 2012 6:16PM
This one works really well Moira, because of the amount of movement going on with the Dancers. And mono, of course, is a MUST!

John Smile
LexEquine 10 19 United States
28 Feb 2012 7:10PM
'Great vintage Image mood in monochrome & artistic effect with the slow Shutter speed!'

I really like this One, Moira~ Smile

~ Peter
Hop-A-Long 10 52 1 England
28 Feb 2012 7:36PM
The long exposure and rear curtain flash has worked really well here. I was viewing some of your others like this yesterday and enjoyed viewing them immensely, as I have this one.

Andy
frz67 7 10 32 Italy
28 Feb 2012 8:59PM
dancing ghosts! excellent

francesco
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2012 9:47PM
nice shaft of light thro the window, makes the figures look as if they are dancing in the air
28 Feb 2012 11:17PM
Do like the 'energy' that has been captured in this pic.

Richard
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
1 Mar 2012 6:25PM
Ghostly figures indeed - that couple in the center, the man's face clear, yet ghostlike - the energy, all wonderful.

Anne
Glostopcat 11 255 2 England
1 Mar 2012 6:32PM
The effect has wokred perfectly, the movement is marvellous and i like the ghoslty feel

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