Wednesday, February 20, 2008

Head Shot

Tried to get some decent shots of the eclipse tonight, but most came out like these kind of weird organic, ultra-sound looking images:





I had just about given up hope of being able to hold the camera steady enough for this kind of shot. Then I hit upon a good idea....

Use Kelly as a tripod! I asked her to stand perfectly still and stop breathing, while I positioned the camera on her head. Got the following results...

Before full eclipse:



During...



After full eclipse.



That's one small step for night photography, one giant leap backward for the womens' rights movement...

2 comments:

Mary E.Carey said...

Or you might say your little camera stood on a giant so that the humble photographer could get the moon shot. Turned out great!

LarryK4 said...

Yeah, but in Amherst they would still picket you.