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This would seem to be a most *UN*likely result if done "live" Bacground over foreground and no apparent mixing even at boundaries. This very strongly suggests it was done in post processing. Also, the smooth radius change curve does not feel likely to be "natural". When swept in large arc the arm not only changes length as it moves but also the rate ...
For this kind of a shot, it doesn't matter if the flash is first or second curtain because there is no direction to the movement. (ie, the phone could have started on the left or the right side and we'd have no idea of the difference). What does matter is that you have a dark environment so that only the light trail is normally exposing. You then take ...
This is how I think It could be done. 1. Set camera to bulb mode. So that the shutter stays open as long as the shutter button is pressed. 2. Set flash to fire either at the first / second curtain. 3. Press the shutter button when the people start to move the light source and release it once the movement is complete As you realize, I've not specified ...
You would be using a flash with the camera set for a longer exposure,the flash would freeze the woman's movement and the long exposure will allow for the light trail effect
Here are some tips from these websites: http://www.jamesvernacotola.com/Resources/How-To-Photograph-Star-Trails/12233655_V7cX4D http://www.nikonusa.com/en/Learn-And-Explore/Article/h0ndzhvw/photographing-the-night-sky-star-trails.html
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