Catching fast-moving subjects

Trick Photography And Special Effects

Trick Photography and Special Effects

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Using slower shutter speeds creates colorful blurs of moving lights or sparks. Faster shutter speeds freeze the image and capture it as-is. For sports shots or any shots where there is movement, you have a couple options:

i Prefocus on an area where you anticipate the next action will be.

i Pan the action. Set the shutter speed to J^oth of a second or slower and move the camera to follow the motion of the subject. In other words, keep the subject in the same spot in the viewfinder. This technique keeps the subject sharp and blurs the background, enhancing the feeling of motion.

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