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How to Get ‘That Zoom Effect’

Here’s a quick tip on using the ‘zoom effect’ from one of our great forum members ‘Photography blog).

Anime Styley

It’s quick, it’s dirty and it’s REALLY REALLY EASY.

  1. Frame your shot how you want it to appear
  2. Set exposure to something greater than 0.5s
  3. Mash shutter butan
  4. Twist the zoom ring to zoom in or out slightly
  5. Observe
  6. Repeat if unhappy
  7. Be pleased with yourself
  8. Drink a pint

Here’s another example I shot a while back:
Primrose Hill Lights 3

Further Reading: for a little more depth on this topic check out our previous article – Mastering the Zoom Effect.

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