Christmas tree + lights = photo opportunity

Christmas tree + lights = photo opportunity. A normal tree. Regular lights. Looks nice. But then the camera operator starts fiddling with the settings and gear. Longer shutter speeds. Panning and zooming. Too much eggnog, perhaps?

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A tree and some lights

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Zoom. Some lights are LED’s (the dotted ones) and some are not (the smooth ones)

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So it’s a zoom. But where’d the tree go?

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A zoom and a jiggle

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Time exposure and swirling the camera

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How come the tree doesn’t look like this in our living room?

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Getting fancier. Or crazier?

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Nancy likes this one

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Can the tree at Rockefeller Center do this?

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I’m done–Merry Christmas!


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