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Long Exposure / How to you get this effect??

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Hello everyone 

I am shooting a film/ music video and I was wondering how to get this effect? Is it just long exposure ? How about the second picture ?

Thank you !!


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Judging by the blurred cacti in the background, I presume that the camera is moving in the same direction as the bike. The bike is crisp, except for a streaking helmet, shirt and light. Wouldn't everything be streaking if it was a long exposure? Looks like a post effect to me.

The second image could be multiple exposures or a post effect. Would be easier to figure out if one could see it moving.

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1 hour ago, David Mullen ASC said:

These are post effects.

Reminds me slightly of the Star Trek 1 warp speed thing, only not quite.

Second example just looks like echoes.

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The second one is a digital effects version of the old step-and-repeat optical printing effect made famous by Norman McClaren's Paux de Deux (1969) but also popular with Richard Lester, who used this effect in "The Three Musketeers" credits and one of Superman's transformations from Clark Kent in "Superman II".

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That video also seems inspired by Paul Cameron's work in "Man on Fire", which did a lot of in-camera multiple exposures using a hand-cranked camera.

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