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A windmill on a farm in Moorreesburg, South Africa. This photo was taken in the summer. Moorreesburg has Mediterranean climate rainfall leaving it very dry in December.
The wind was blowing and the windmill was spinning. To capture the motion of the wind pump I took this photo with a relatively slow shutterspeed. After making the aperture as small as possible at f/22.0 and the ISO as low as possible at ISO 50. I got a shutterspeed of 1/25th of a second. This was fast enough to hand hold the camera and slow enough to add motion blur to the moving wind pump.
In the top right corner you can see the moon. When composing for this image I tried to get the moon in the frame but also not on the edge of the photo.
This photo was taken with a Canon 5D MkIII and Canon EF 24-105mm f/4L IS USM.
Camera Settings: f/22.0, 1/25 seconds and ISO 50
Folder: Blog Posts
Uploaded: Apr 12, 2016
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