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12-13-2013, 10:02 PM   #1
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Trailing Curtain flash help

I have been trying to work on good trailing curtain effect. ie. my son runinng with blurred trail. Have read one thread but info was not the clearest on flash, shutter, lighting composition settings. Any help, tips would be great.

12-14-2013, 01:07 AM   #2
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If I understand correctly what you want to accomplish is acheived by having the shutter speed slow enough that the image is exposed over a peroid of time that creates motion blur (for example 1/10-1/20 may work with a running child) and then set the flash to fire on the trailing curtin (which means the end of the exposure, since the flash will fire in a fraction of a second) if your exposures are right of the ambient image and the flash light then you should have the look that you desire.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Bob O Quote
Trailing Curtain flash help
You may wish to post this thread in the Flashes, Lighting, and Studio - section where you are likely to get more replies.

P.S. I see you have posted it in there as well, 37 minutes after here.
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