The Fair Carnival at Night #4

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When you combine stationary and blurred objects next to each other, you emphasize both motion and stillness. I made more than 60 frames over two different years, exploring different compositions, lengths of shutter speed, and amounts of focus on this ride. Watch for a completely different version in an upcoming post.

I cover all these techniques in Night & Low Light Photography at the Fair, starting August 7, 2018, at the Lifelong Learning Center in Missoula. Register online here: