Motion Creates Emotion

by Douglas Hoffman on August 5, 2022

Using a slow shutter speed enables the photographer to create smooth silky patterns and flows of water. The motion in the water creates emotion as the viewer takes in the portrait.

I used a three stop graduated filter to create this portrait. The filter lowered the quantity of light in the background and enabled me to use a slow shutter speed.

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