Die hard 35mm film photographers will happily tell you that capturing movement on 35mm film was always a test of skill, technical know how and lots of practise.
Nothing has changed with modern digital cameras and post processing programs, skill and technical know how are still a prerequisite for successful images of movement.
Cycling is a popular sport in my home town I thought local cyclists would be a great chance to capture some of them in motion.
Motor vehicles make great subjects for movement images and I made the following images of motor vehicles as they passed by our house. By emphasising the cars’ movement their speed appears greater than it really was.
Flocks of native birds regularly visit our yard and provide many photographic opportunities. Here are two images of the birds in flight showing different methods of capturing movement.
The first image was made using a Lens Baby Composer lens. This lens enables your selected image point to be clear with the balance of the image blurred.
The following image is one of my favourites showing movement. I was sitting having coffee in the Queen Victoria Building over Town Hall railway station in Sydney. In the stainless steel plating under an adjacent escalator I noticed reflections of pedestrians moving through the underground entrance to the railway station.
I made the following image by photographing a reflection in the stainless steel.
I hand held the camera for all of these images.
Hoo roo till tomorrow.