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Anyone Got a Light?

By ade_mcfade      
When it's cold and miserable, you've got to improvise Smile

Decided to go for the fastest shuttrer I could get to freeze the plasma, so this is ISO1600 @ F4 with IS - think I got it down to 1/60th.

Usually see 30 second exposures with 1001 tails coming off the light, thought I'd try and get one powerful blast - so had my left hand on top of the ball and did my best one handed with the camera.

Bit different to the lakes but hope you enjoy it

absolutely no point showing the RAW cause this is exactly the same Smile

Tags: General Plasma Purple Ball Specialist and abstract Plasma ball Landscape and travel

Voters: superphil, chrissd, ColouredImages and 28 more

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Comments


Paree 11 616 3
20 Nov 2006 8:28PM
wooow amazing very effective
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danbrann Plus
12 631 17
20 Nov 2006 8:34PM
The wilson mind thinks again. Is there no end to this mans talents.
Big_D 11 11
20 Nov 2006 8:42PM
Suprisingly striking. Simplicity works here, but there's a bit more detail if you look closely. A soft focus look as well.

Looks like a Cherry !

Damian
Big_T 10 58 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2006 8:46PM
you must have had lots of practice with one hand to get a shot this good. Wink
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
20 Nov 2006 8:52PM
I'm a single man... what are you implying?

ha ha

Smile
Big_T 10 58 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2006 8:55PM
Thats excatly what i was implying. Wink
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
20 Nov 2006 9:01PM
cheers pete Smile

was 50/50 whether to bother with this one too Smile

the focus is very odd Damian, I don;'t think yo can get it sharp on the actual ball =- god I tried!!! though the actual strands of light can come up super sharp.
BarbaraB 11 53 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2006 9:59PM
Amazing!
Billlee 10 5.5k England
20 Nov 2006 10:38PM
Whatever you did it worked! Make your hair stand on end??? Bill :O))
uggyy 11 2.1k 9 Scotland
21 Nov 2006 12:52AM
strange but great colors and impact...

Tommy
CP_01 11 1
21 Nov 2006 1:16AM
AWESOME! Congrats on the HC...
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
21 Nov 2006 1:43AM
Looks like an electric cherry! Very creative.

Ty
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
21 Nov 2006 7:35AM
brilliant effect, brilliant idea
juldon 13 78 England
21 Nov 2006 3:45PM
A HC well done, well deserved.

Julie
danbrann Plus
12 631 17
29 Nov 2006 7:49PM
Forgot to click when it came up. have number 30 on me.
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superphil 10 160
5 Dec 2006 7:05PM

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