Beyond Human Perception

Challenge #4 in the Technology Enabling Art series. Hosted by ProfHankD.
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Most of the photos people take use the camera to capture what people see; the challenge is to capture things that a person normally would NOT be able to see. The subject might be unseen because it is imaged in NIR (near infrared), happens too quickly (use a fast shutter or flash) or too slowly (use a long exposure or time lapse stacking) for human perception, is seen from a place your camera can go but you can't, etc.
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Clouds and Lightning
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30s exposure that captured not only cloud flashes but also purple lightning.
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Submitted: Friday, 9th October, 2009 04:51 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 25th May, 2009
Focal length: 86 mm
Shutter speed: 30 sec
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
Notes: Tripod used. Shot NEF, developed in Aperture 2.
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