15 Stunning Images That Will Make You Fall in Love With Long Exposure Photography

A slow shutter speed lets you capture a wide variety of creative shots. While long exposure may be necessary in low light situations, it can also be used creatively in situations where there is sufficient available light – to capture motion blur of a moving subject, for example.

This post is a collection of photographs that make great use of long exposure in different situations. We hope that they inspire you to give slow shutter speed a try and capture great images of your own.

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If long exposure photography interests you, and you want to learn how to create magical long exposure shots, do take a look at Kent DuFault's guide to long exposure photography. But for now, let's see what you can do with long exposures! Do give these ideas a try.

Photo by Jonathan Combe

Photo by Dave Doe

Photo by Phil Dolby

Photo by Colin Knowles

Photo by Jerry Kirkhart

Photo by NASA Goddard Space Flight Center

Photo by Giuseppe Milo

Photo by Stig Nygaard

Photo by Silentmind8

Photo by Tobias Van Der Elst

Photo by kuhnmi

Photo by Steve Corey

Photo by John Fowler

Photo by Andrés Nieto Porras

Photo by Giuseppe Milo


Create Amazing Long Exposure Photographs

Long exposure photography is a simple technique that can make your photos stand out. If it interests you, and you want to learn how to create magical long exposure shots, do check out Kent DuFault's 119-page comprehensive guide, over at Photzy, that will teach you everything you need to know about long exposure photography. Click here now to check it out.

About the author

Ritesh Saini

Ritesh has been photographing for about seven years now and his photographic interests have varied from nature and landscapes to street photography. You can see his photography on Flickr or on his website.

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