Weekly Challenge 4: ICM (Intentional Camera Movement)

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  1. Well done, interesting assortment of topics this week. I love the light on Brian’s pianist – try cropping in (cut…

  2. Favourites for action shots are Nigel’s Napier Waves, such detail in the water and Julie’s wave breaking. Love the atmosphere…

8 comments on “Weekly Challenge 4: ICM (Intentional Camera Movement)”

  1. June says:

    Checked out Valda Bailey, lots of interesting work she has, can see some of her inspiration in your image. Thanks for sharing.

  2. Nagui Atallah says:

    Challenge 4, ICM: let me explain, this one was one of dozen I took practising night photography -long exposures- many years ago! The first was accident, then I tapped the camera on top or side and got many different shapes of lights reflections [arrow/ coma/ across/ down etc.] I choose this one for your critique please!!

  3. Julie WRIGHT says:

    Well done to everyone who took part. I intended to do so but the week was too short! – that’s my excuse anyway.

  4. Anne Massey says:

    Sorry I forgot about this one. Lovely set so well done to everyone who entered.

  5. Brian O'Callaghan says:

    This was an interesting challenge and there are some really interesting images here. I was looking on the web for some inspiration and came across Valda Bailey who seems to be well respected and does a lot of images of this type. You can perhaps tell that I either plagiarised or was inspired by her stuff, depending on your point of view. 🙂
    https://valdabailey.com

    Somehow, Bob’s image makes me want a Cadbury’s Flake. You probably have to be as old as me to understand.

    1. June says:

      Checked out Valda Bailey, lots of interesting work she has, can see some of her inspiration in your image. Thanks for sharing.

  6. June Hanson says:

    Enjoyed this challenge, learned a little more about ICM and how to use it for artistic effect (I hope!) Liked Bob’s Dancing Poppies and Brian’s Sonning water scene. Both looked like watercolours, give a delicate feel to the images. I used a “Focal Zoom” effect on my flower which I just bought from the supermarket. Photographed from above. I tried one with water drops and one with out. Liked the one with drops more. The Focal Zoom effect extended the petals giving a dreamy effect. Tried it a few different ways, offsetting the centre of the zoom. Good fun!

  7. Mary Nash says:

    Well done everyone – a difficult topic, or at least one I have not done much of – the occasional panning of a fast car, so it really was a challenge to find suitable topics. The colours in Nagui’s image are great. I love the delicacy of June’s flower too. Look forward to seeing mext week’s images on Reflection – hopefully a little easier and we should get more entries!

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