Photography - Basics part 5 capturing movementMovement.More Like This
Capturing movement is quite the challenge at times. Some times because one is not able to, and is thus forced to freeze the image and stop all relative movement.
At other times one can use slower shutter speeds in order to create the feeling of movement in images. Techniques such as panning is quite useful in such cases.
To capture a dynamic image of movement one will have to have some form of referance to the movement. A rotating propeller, a vehicle in focus with a background out of focus and lack of detail in the rotating wheels... Or freezing the image, in such choices one will have to look at the subject to see how capturing it will show it in its best form.
The physics of movement when shooting is always compared to where you are at, not the actual movement of the subject. So shooting a car moving towards you or away from you will illustrate less movement than something that is moving paralel to you.
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