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Focus On Lighting Photos by Robin Reid, Fil Hunter

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Chapter 9: Motion

OKAY, WE WANT to shoot a picture of something that isn’t holding still. Sometimes we want to freeze everything. To do that, we can just use a really fast shutter speed. We have to compensate for the faster shutter speed either by opening up our f-stop or by increasing our ISO. Often, though, we want to capture some (or a lot!) of that motion.

A bit of motion

In the image at left on page 166 is a clear-cut example of the second case. Who would ever want to photograph fireworks without motion? The only piece of equipment we need beyond the camera is a tripod. (Okay, some photographers are better than others at leaning on something ...

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