Photograph the wind

June 13th, 2021
I’m sitting in my Motorhome in the Outer Hebrides. The wind is in excess of twenty miles an hour and rocking this 3.5 ton vehicle. Things are blowing about, especially tents. How do you photograph the wind?
June 13th, 2021
oh wow... i'm not sure whether to say "cool" or "how scary!" if you google high wind photos you'll prolly get a bunch of ideas... but generally i think it will be about capturing what you are seeing... i'd shoot wide and try to capture the atmosphere whether it's the tents flapping, trees or grasses bending flat, or human elements with their hair flying... stay safe!
June 13th, 2021
Okay you win the wind award today. Is there a stationary something outside that you can focus on? If so, maybe a series or a burst set when you get a particularly strong gust? Hope you stay safe in spite of Mother Nature's loud voice today.
June 13th, 2021
Emojis?💨🌬💨
Just kidding— please be safe💕
June 13th, 2021
You know what Christina Rossetti wrote — “Who has seen the wind/ Neither you nor I/ but when the trees bow down their heads/ the wind is passing by.”
June 14th, 2021
long exposure shots of vegetation moving in the wind are interesting to do
June 14th, 2021
hmm, I have a friend who tells a good tale about watching sheep being blown over and rolling down the hill on one of the Sscottish islands
June 14th, 2021
You could also try a Harris Shutter effect to show the wind.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harris_shutter

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June 14th, 2021
@northy @joysabin @joemuli @allie912 @kali66 @yorkshirekiwi @byrdlip Thank you all for taking the time to comment and offer advice. Here I my first attempt.
June 14th, 2021
I tried to photograph a rolling can this morning - but it just looked still!
June 14th, 2021
@anniesue I think you need a subject that changes shape in the wind
June 15th, 2021
using a tripod and slow exposure will allow you to capture movement.
June 16th, 2021
I like to select a tree that is especially blowing in the wind and photograph it in long exposure. The trunk may stay solid but the leaves become in-motion blurry.
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