Just a neat little fire picture from the end of the semester trip to the cabin. I had to play around with the settings for a while before I got one that I was satisfied with. This shot has an 8/10 second exposure, which meant I had to use my mini tripod for stability. Longer exposures resulted in a mass of bright light, which made it a lot harder to see any details about the tips of the flame. It also got rid of a lot of the different shades of orange that you can see within the flames, instead having just a mass of white light, with a small orange fringe around the outer edge. I also tried a shorter exposure, which was better than the longer one, but still not quite as good as this one. The shorter (1/10 second) shot didn’t show as much of the motion of the flame as this one did.