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Canon EOS M: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Carlson

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5. Moving Target

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The Tricks to Shooting Action and More

Now that you’ve learned about the Creative zone, it’s time to put your newfound knowledge to good use. Whether you are shooting the action at a sporting event or a child on a merry-go-round, you’ll learn techniques that will help you bring out the best in your photography when your subject is in motion.

The number one thing to know when trying to capture a moving target is that speed is king! I’m not talking about how fast your subject is moving, but rather how fast your shutter is opening and closing. Shutter speed is the key to freezing a moment in time—but also to conveying movement. It’s ...

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