Unhinged (by Stephen Gwaltney)

Once again this image is simplistic at first, but once context is given is still portrays a powerful message. The colour tones in this image help to bring the mood down and soften the lighting, rather than lowering the saturation levels post production.

using a fast shutter speed to freeze motion of falling matches

Fast shutter speed - capturing an image of moving objects, without showing the blur of the motion.

Night Light Trails on Leadenhall Street, City of London

Long exposures merged: picking up the bus and other traffic light trails outside the Lloyds Building.

I love this.

Bokeh photography: Manually focus everything so the lights in the background are out of focus, and the subject (if there is one) is in focus. Also keep a small depth-of-field with a small aperture so the background is easily blurred (motion blur)

Motion: subject not in focus, more interesting lines, maybe in color--could be cool if the hair color was a bright color and intense shape so you can see the trail in the blur, and black lips

13 Places Take Beautiful Motion Blur Shots

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