Increase Sharpness in Long Exposure Photography -In this photo there is a long exposure. The long exposure makes the sky blurry. There is also a shallow depth of field. The shallow depth of field makes the tree in focus and the sky out of focus.
On photographing sea shells. TOG didnt’t have a soft box, but came up with this really simple trick and it’s an elegant (and cheap and handy) solution for small objects/macro. Cut the bottom off a white plastic cup, and presto! You have a soft box.