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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Blowing the Clouds
by legui
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This photo was taken at a partially clouded night. The cloud reflected the "orange" lights from a far away city. I used bulb mode to capture the movements of the clouds and the stars at the other part of the scene. Hope you like it.
Submitted: Thursday, 8th October, 2009 18:50 (GMT)
Taken: Tuesday, 11th March, 2008
Focal length: 50 mm
Shutter speed: 30 sec
Aperture: F2.5
ISO: 400
Views: 2575
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