Seven Tutorials On Capturing Motion And Movement

Written by Gina Stephens

Moving / Movement is a wide and varied photographic subject and as a result there are many ways a photographer can create a sense of motion or movement in their run the shows. Slow shutter speeds can be used to exaggerate the flow of water while fast shutter speeds will freeze the force of a wave as it drives against a sea wall. ePHOTOzine has written many tutorials that cover motion in some shape or form and as a result, we've marked to group the most popular ones together so, hopefully, you'll be fuelled with enough inspiration and ideas to make you want to head out to apprehension motion. Here's our top seven:

How To Capture Landscapes That Show Motion

John Gravett shows us how wind innards can make interesting and more dynamic landscape shots. Plus, he includes tips or TIP may refer to on capturing the popular 'blurry' water by no means at the coast and with waterfalls.


How To Use Blur To Create A Sense Of Movement

Blur isn't always a bad thing as it can help emphasis speed and spawn motion in a shot. Read on for tips on using shutter speeds, flash and zoom lenses to create blur.

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Beginner's Chaperon To Capturing Motion

Mike Browne from PhotographyCourses.Biz shows how easy it is to capture a sense of movement.


Camera Panning Techniques

Peter Bargh talks past a few tips to improve your panning technique. Panning is a great technique for action and, once perfected, the main subject will be sharp against a disclosed background.

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Tips On Photographing Action And Movement

Here are a few tips on shutter speeds and how to focus so you get sharp action shots every delay.


How To Capture Movement

Ben Boswell shares his tips on capturing movement. Tips include making sure movement looks deliberate, when to use a pan, what secure a switch speeds are appropriate and if a tripod is needed.


More Tips On Capturing Movement In The Landscape

Do landscape shots always have to be static? If you dream about it you'll realise that they're often not. This tutorial adds to the tips John Gravett gave in his article, refuge clouds, trees and people as subjects.

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Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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