Photography and commentary from John Fujimagari

Posts tagged “wind

Wind Blown Grass

Wind Blown Grass

 

With the wind blowing down the river on the day of the Worldwide Photo Walk in Calgary, Kensington, it made me wonder how to show the movement from the breeze. So, I set the ISO to the lowest setting and cranked the aperture down to the smallest opening f/22, which gave me a shutter speed of 1/30th of a second. This was enough to catch the grass heads doing the dip.

In the best light…

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Sam’s Ten Tips–#10–Prairie Wind

Earlier this year I attended an Oopoomoo.com workshop in Trochu, Alberta at the historic St Ann Ranch. The workshop was named Badlands, Buicks and Old Buildings and our instructors were Darwin Wiggett and Samantha Chrysanthou. One of Sam’s presentations was called Ten Tips. Here’s my take on her exercises.

Waving Grasses

Prairie Wind

The wind is almost a constant companion on the prairies, so don’t fight it – work it! Put on a solid neutral density filter at midday to increase the colourful blur of the wind rippling through tall grasses and crops.

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