13 Places to Practice Taking Beautiful Motion Blur Images [photography]

Posted: August 11, 2010 in Photography
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Taking Motion Blur Images are difficult at best (if you want them to be good).  Here are some locations where you can practice.

1. Trains –

The shot of a passenger waiting on a subway platform for a train with moving train behind is always a fun one to experiment with because it contrasts the speed of a train with the stationary passenger (often being buffeted by wind of the train).

These shots are all about making sure your camera is completely still (tripods are key if you can) and anticipating the moment. It’s also about framing your shot so that your subject is well positioned. [read]

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Comments
  1. Brooke says:

    Totally agree. While in NYC, I had the camera out at every station. My favorite is of a moving train that caught the reflection of our neighbors: http://www.flickr.com/photos/shutterboo502/3767280750/in/set-72157621877399196/

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