The Big Tilt by pflaume

The Big Tilt

Visited the county fair yesterday and had fun experimenting with long exposure shots of the lights and rides. An unexpected thunderstorm with high winds and heavy rains struck while we were there sending everyone sprinting for cover. Luckily, although intense, it was over quickly. The moody clouds in the sky are the remnants of the storm. I thought they provided a dramatic background to the glow of the ride lights.

Top Twenty - Week 168
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Awesome capture!! Love the colors
August 24th, 2013  
@jroda Thank you, Jennifer! I appreciate your comment!
August 24th, 2013  
Wow! This is very cool!
August 24th, 2013  
Really interesting shot! I like the alien landing feel to it, the great sense of motion and swirls, and the colors. Great one!
August 24th, 2013  
Lovely shot, great colours
August 24th, 2013  
If your going to catch a carny pic, this is it.. nice job
August 24th, 2013  
Wow! A fav! This is so awesome Lisa!
August 24th, 2013  
favtastic!
August 24th, 2013  
Marvelous,... FAV!
August 24th, 2013  
The colours and tone of this are to die for!
August 24th, 2013  
stunning!
August 24th, 2013  
Very cool, fave!
August 24th, 2013  
Fantastic!!!The clouds add so much drama to the image!Great long exposure effect!
August 24th, 2013  
absolutely stunning ..fav!!
August 24th, 2013  
Wow! That is a very cool capture! Love it!
August 24th, 2013  
Stunning long exposure shot, the contrast between the bright red lights and moody sky is excellent. A Fav.
August 24th, 2013  
Smart and pretty! Fav for me!!
August 24th, 2013  
Awesome!
August 24th, 2013  
WOW! Lisa, this is pretty awesome. Nice capture!!
August 24th, 2013  
Fantastic image!
August 24th, 2013  
Looks other worldly. Great shot
August 24th, 2013  
Fantastic! This is an awesome capture - I love the color and movement. The moody sky definitely adds to the effect. Nicely done, Lisa!
August 24th, 2013  
Fav! I love the moody sky and the long exposure makes it look like a potential UFO landing and alien invasion. Love it! :-)
August 24th, 2013  
Beautiful long exposure Lisa. A really lovely image.
August 24th, 2013  
wow that is such an awesome shot! instant fav!
August 24th, 2013  
Fabulous. I love that you have captured the clouds too xx
August 24th, 2013  
Tilt. With an L. Must pay closer attention.
August 24th, 2013  
BTW, I thought this was science fiction related from the thumbnail. I'm still not convinced it's not.

Great movement blur.
August 24th, 2013  
Love, Love, love! Fav
August 24th, 2013  
JUst wow, the colour, the motion, everything is amazing!!! fav!
August 24th, 2013  
spectacular lisa - fav - totally cool colours
August 24th, 2013  
Fantastic! I agree with Taffy and Amanda - it looks like a UFO landing!
August 24th, 2013  
cool shot!!!
August 24th, 2013  
That's fantastic Lisa - I'm amazed you got that effect with only 1 second! There's a shot in the Bryan Peterson book on understanding exposure which is very similar to this that is one of my favourites. The hoop created by the chairs really adds to this too. Fav!
August 24th, 2013  
I've seen a lot of similar photos, but this one has a little extra appeal because of the background clouds and swirl.
August 24th, 2013  
Great long exposure shot - love the clouds too.
August 24th, 2013  
Wow and fav!!! As soon as I saw this ...
August 24th, 2013  
wow, perfect place for long explosure shot!
August 24th, 2013  
Fantastic!
August 24th, 2013  
Wow. This is amazing. fav
August 24th, 2013  
This is great and love the feeling of motion. Fav
August 24th, 2013  
A cool shot - great motion effect.
August 24th, 2013  
Wicked Lisa! Fav.
August 24th, 2013  
Jo
Oh yes....fab shot. Fav.
August 24th, 2013  
Very cool!
August 24th, 2013  
Mae
Fantastic capture, the drama of the sky really adds to it!
August 24th, 2013  
This is awesome! Love the color! Fav!
August 24th, 2013  
Wow this is awesome. Well done!
August 24th, 2013  
Such a cool shot. WOW. Fav.
August 24th, 2013  
Very very nice Lisa! Definitely worth a Fav! The fair we got to is a low budget traveling company. The Ferris Wheel only has two colors, yellow and green, but some of the others are more colorful!
August 24th, 2013  
Fabulous exposure Lisa, it looks very futuristic especially with that dramatic sky.
August 24th, 2013  
wonderful! great use of long exposure and love the color!
August 24th, 2013  
Yes, definitely awesome clouds! Love the weird black swirl of the swings.
August 24th, 2013  
What a great shot. Fav.
August 25th, 2013  
Pea
So cool. Such an unusual shot and love the colours! fav
August 25th, 2013  
Whoa ho! Great long exposure! Love the contrast of the red lights against the sky. The chance storm clouds really add to that dramatic feel!
August 25th, 2013  
Ian
Instant fav! Absolutely superb!!
August 25th, 2013  
Caz
Amaaaazing ! Fav !
August 25th, 2013  
Very cool!
August 25th, 2013  
AC
Great capture; looks like fun!
August 25th, 2013  
so cool! I see this baby going on to PP very soon :)
August 25th, 2013  
@camim thank you, Camila! That would be nice. I haven't had a shot make the PP in a long time.
August 25th, 2013  
Instant fav, Lisa. Great atmosphere!
August 25th, 2013  
Well done!
August 25th, 2013  
Such a cool shot - love it! That moody sky makes the perfect backdrop!
Big Fav! : )
August 25th, 2013  
Fav! That's really fantastic shot, love the light and sense of movement. Can't believe you are not on pp with those favs!
August 25th, 2013  
Kev
Nice!
August 25th, 2013  
Terrific!!!
August 25th, 2013  
Beautiful capture.
August 25th, 2013  
Incredible. Fav for me.
August 25th, 2013  
Fav. This left me speechless! Absolute perfection!!!
August 25th, 2013  
Beautiful capture.
August 25th, 2013  
Fantastic!
August 25th, 2013  
Awesome.... one that still remains on my bucket list. Perfectly captured :-)
August 25th, 2013  
Mac
Excellent. Fav!
August 26th, 2013  
That sky makes this so dramatic. Fantastic shot!
August 26th, 2013  
Fabulous and fave
August 26th, 2013  
Congrats on PP, Lisa - I can't believe with that many favs it was only on the PP briefly - but I have not figured out the PP - I often have pics that get more favs that don't show up there than ones that do. Bet this makes TT though. :-) Nicely done!
August 26th, 2013  
Amazing shot - just like a UFO!! Fav!
August 26th, 2013  
Awesome!
August 26th, 2013  
Cool shot! Great capture!FAV*)
August 26th, 2013  
Really cool shot!! Fav.
August 26th, 2013  
Wildly cool, Lisa!! Love the color and blur and fun tilt!
August 26th, 2013  
Great shot ! Very cool with the long exposure, great composition too
August 26th, 2013  
awesome capture!!! :)
August 26th, 2013  
fabulous! FAV
August 27th, 2013  
Comletely amazing in every way, a belated fav from me too.
August 27th, 2013  
Fav! I so adore the iconic imagery of fairs. Outstanding capture! I look forward to a similar shot of my own, big fair coming up this weekend. :-)
August 27th, 2013  
Amy
Great shot. I so want to explore a fair this fall.
August 28th, 2013  
Fav of course, Lisa :-)
August 28th, 2013  
Oh my!!!! This is FaVulous! Just amazing!!1 FAV
August 28th, 2013  
Huge congrats on double TT Lisa! fantastic shots!
August 30th, 2013  
Congrats on TT !:)
August 30th, 2013  
I completely missed this amazing shot Lisa --- awesome that it is on the TT - you must be extra chuffed with your double TT - you rock :-)))
August 30th, 2013  
congrats on TT ... absolutely well deserved ... !!
August 30th, 2013  
Yippee - double TT! Many congrats Lisa - both fantastic shots! Have a great weekend! : )
August 30th, 2013  
Wow - two on TT - well done and well deserved, Lisa!
August 30th, 2013  
Congrats on the TT :)
August 30th, 2013  
Yeah for your double TT. Congrats, my friend!!!
August 31st, 2013  
Wow, awesome shot! Congrats on TT! And with two shots! Wow!
August 31st, 2013  
This is such a unique shot. Congrats on TT.
August 31st, 2013  
Congrats on TT!!!!!!! Awesome!!!!!!
September 1st, 2013  
Congrats on PP and TT, very well deserved!
September 1st, 2013  
wow. didn't see this before! super cool!!!
September 3rd, 2013  
how did I miss this!? This is such an awesome shot. Add another fav!!
September 4th, 2013  
Congrats on Top 20!
September 5th, 2013  
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