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Elizabeth Rademeyer

Zoom burst

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A zoom burst (sometimes called a 'zoom blur') is a fun and creative photographic technique that gives the impression that a scene is almost 'bursting' towards you. This is achieved by zooming in and out while taking a photo, and depending on how you do it, can give various levels of abstraction. Learn a bit more about this technique before trying it for yourself, or check out some of our older contests  on the same subject for inspiration.

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