Still life light trails

Still life light trails

Light trails are a creative way to add a little magic to any photo and are really easy to achieve.

What you’ll need:

  1. Camera
  2. Tripod
  3. Remote
  4. Torch


  1. Set up your camera and tripod in front of your object.
  2. Start with your camera settings at around 30 seconds, ISO 100 and f.8, making adjustments as needed.
  3. Start moving your light around your object, you can add coloured acetate to the end of the torch to change the colour of the light, then use your remote to start your exposure.

You can also suspend your torch from a string and start it swinging around your object.


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