A zoom lens is so versatile - enabling you to change the focal length quickly and easily between exposures. But zoom lenses also let you create some very cool in-camera special effects. One creative technique is done by zooming during an exposure.
Although you can shoot zoomed lens exposures during the daytime, writes Lynne Eodice in her BetterPhoto photography article,"this technique really produces exciting patterns of lights at night."
Lynne, by the way, is a top pro instructor for BetterPhoto's digital photography school online. Read her excellent article, filled with tips and techniques:
Have fun reading this article and trying out this very creative technique!