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Sunday, October 18, 2009

More fun with Sparklers

Saw a photo on the school site where someone wrote I Love You with a flashlight with a dark field in the background.. It was a neat shot!

So, could not resist the idea to write I love U with sparklers in my backyard.

Here are the two tries that came out. The sparkler lasts 18 or so seconds and the shot in self timer mode starts only after a 10 second countdown. Really wish there was an option on the XTi to change timer to 2 seconds!







If you want to try this, go manual mode, try an 8 to 10 second exposure at f20 or a smaller aperture..

Spent a lot of sparklers and then realized that when I wrote I L U , it came out as U L I in the photo. So make sure you practice writing in reverse to get it right on the photograph....


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1 Comments:

I am not responsible for comments posted by others... At 2:37 PM, Blogger As I like it wrote...

Try getting a RC1 remote for canon. It has a timer that works for 1, 2 & 10 seconds.
Been following your blog. Very intriguing!

 

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