BZ Training, a blog with a pair of beautiful goldens stopped by the other day and asked how I got my action shots.
I wish I could pat myself on the back and say that it was talent, skill, craft, flair, expertise and that I was just one hot photographer.
But the reality is, I have playful greyhounds, take a million pictures and usually I can count on one out of that million looking good.
Here are my secrets.
Most digital cameras today have a sports setting. The camera will do whatever it has to to give you a fast shutter speed. That stops the action.
In most cases if you keep the shutter button depressed, the camera will take bursts of photos in a sequence. These seven images were all taken between 1:40:38 and 1:40:40.
Karen threw the ball, I followed Cinderella with my lens and never released the shutter for the seven images.
That is the other secret. It takes two of us, one to throw the toy and me to try and anticipate what is going to happen. Separately, most of these pictures probably wouldn't have made the cut, but as a sequence they tell the story.
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