"Car Window Shots and Other Crazy Things" - Digital Photography Podcast 212

The journey is as important as the destination. Are you missing opportunities for good photographs during your travels? Do you have a camera with you when riding in a cab? Have you ever been in a glass elevator? And please tell me you've taken cloud shots through an airplane window!

This week we're talking about taking photographs through car windows and other crazy places that normally we don't think to pull out the camera. Once you get in this frame of mind, you'd be surprised at how many good images you get.

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I completely agree.

One of my favorite photos (and still in my Dekstop Background rotation to this day) is a photo I took from a moving car. It is slightly out of focus, has motion blur, but captures the mood of the moment so well I couldn't have made a better picture.


This was a fun podcast!

Another great podcast Derrick, thank you!

I wonder if a rubber lens shade would allow you to press the lens up to a window to eliminate the glare while isolating the camera from vibrations?

Also, if you are using a point-and-shoot, don't forget video. Riding a glass elevator or moving sidewalk can make for a neat video.