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Chasing Time | Sep 10th, 2005
10 | September
"Chasing Time"

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General: 7:51 PM on 9/2/05 | Canon 20D
Technical: 1sec | f/5.0 | 18mm (29mm) | ISO-100
Lens: EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: +0
Flash: No

On the corner of 3rd St. and Van Buren, downtown Phoenix. I was trying to get a longer exposure (and did with some following shots), but I'm quite happy with the motion while still being able to make out the bus...as opposed to one long blur of lights.

This shot reminds me of time slowing down and then suddently racing to catch up with itself.

categories: night

Thoughts of: Chet
September 10th, 2005 at 5:46 AM

The purple light is cool. The streaks are always fun. I notice you have it set to ISO100.

Thoughts of: JM Snell
September 10th, 2005 at 8:43 AM

Very cool!! I love how you can almost see though the bus.

Thoughts of: zac
September 10th, 2005 at 9:08 AM

very nice ryan! great colors, and i like how the palm trees almost fade away into the night sky. cool shot.

Thoughts of: frisky?
September 10th, 2005 at 1:04 PM

nice one. love the light streaks.

Thoughts of: Leigh
September 10th, 2005 at 3:14 PM

Love the motion in this shot really well controlled - gorgeous colours and nicely sharp! Well done, Ryan. :-)

Thoughts of: Nik
September 10th, 2005 at 4:27 PM

wow, that is amazing!

Thoughts of: Bekah
September 10th, 2005 at 9:44 PM

Really cool, Ryan! I like your title. :-)

Thoughts of: Matt
September 11th, 2005 at 1:01 AM

I like the different colors in the streched out lights. Nice shot.

Thoughts of: rw
September 11th, 2005 at 2:15 AM

Excellent effect with the bus, I had not really considered that before. Well thought out.

Thoughts of: Abe
September 13th, 2005 at 1:36 PM

Really fun shot here! I really like the crispness, not to mention the vibrant colors, of the streaking lights, as well as the distortion at 18mm, making the traffic light step into the frame, which I think greatly adds to the sense of motion.

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