Join Justin Reznick for an in-depth discussion in this video Taking a long exposure of clouds above a skyscraper, part of Architectural Photography in Chicago: A Fine Art Approach.
- As I was photographing abstracts of the balconies,…I noticed the conditions were perfect for…a completely different style of Architectural Photography,…Long-Exposure, Surreal, Black-and-White.…Now, I'm going to show you exactly how to do that…in the field and then we'll be able to process…one of these images in post as well.…My tripod's finally out, very exciting,…so I've got the tripod out because…we're doing long-exposure work.…We're talking about 30 seconds or more,…has to be on a tripod.…Now, you'll notice I'm on the ground.…Okay, why am I kneeling on the ground?…It's incredibly windy.…
If I put my tripod at normal height,…than two things would happen, one, it would blow over…unless I was holding it, which is not good,…but number two, it's going to be less stable.…By staying as low profile to the ground as possible,…I'm increasing my chance of stability…and for less movement of the camera.…Now, if it's windy enough, you know what,…it may not work, but by staying…nice and low, I'm going to give it a try.…We've got the wide-angle lens on.…
Skill Level Intermediate
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Introduction to Chicago City Shoot
1. Staircase at Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art
2. Flamingo Sculpture in the Chicago Federal Plaza
3. Van Buren Residential Tower in Chicago
4. Cloud Gate in Millennium Park
5. Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park
6. Frank Gehry BP Bridge Walkway
7. Chicago at Night
8. Final Selects
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