Didn't think painting was part of picture taking? Think again. "Use a tripod and a long exposure," Winter explains, "this cactus in Baja California, Mexico, is literally painted by my flashlight at a five-minute exposure." The results you get will depend on the lens and sensor you have and the ambient light, but fiddling with intense light sources during long exposure times can create some fascinating effects.
Credit: Steve Winter
Powered By ZergNet
56 Perfect Things
Tech, Tools, Toys, & the Hottest New Gear
Plus: The Deadly Thrill of BASE Jumping
ON NEWSSTANDS NOW
James Taylor's Life Advice
Sign up to receive the Men’s Journal newsletter and special offers from MJ and its marketing partners.