A fellow photo blogger, Abe Pacana, very kindly paid a visit to my blog and left an encouraging comment. Of course, I immediately clicked on his link to see what he gets up to. It appears he also has a bit of a thing for low light photography, landscape photography in particular … and panoramics.
His pics are really great. So great, in fact, that was inspired to head out with my tripod for a half hour or so before cooking dinner.
Here is this evening’s effort (click on the image to enlarge).
This pic has an aperture of f/4, and was from the first set of pics I took – f/4 simply to get the quickest shutter speed, and fire off a few test shots. The other sets were shot at f/18, with a 30 second shutter speed – which is more in keeping with what I usually do.
The smaller aperture and longer shutter speed creates this kind of effect: