When you have nothing to shoot, shoot motion

posted on 7th of october, 2009

When you have nothing to shoot you can go to the nearest bus-stop and shoot running cars. Use different shutter-speed for different effects. To freeze motion but still have wheels moving - around 1/1500, to make a natural motion blur - 1/20 or less. It's easier to make running cars images in manual mode, because it gives you a chance to choose suitable aperture and ISO depending on light conditions. Automate may just refuse to work properly or it can all the time make similar images according to it's own choice. Don't worry if while shooting moving objects you produce a lot of rubbish, because rubbish in such case is a very normal part of work. In the end you get few pictures which can be uploaded without too much bother: all logos and numbers will disappear themselves. Here is an example:

This picture appeared on DT only yesterday, and today it already has a sale. So easy ;) Good luck.

Comments (10)

Posted by Jdanne on March 06, 2010
Thanks for inspiring us!
Posted by Wildmac on October 08, 2009
Looks great! I'll have to give it go :0)
Posted by Darwinsm81 on October 08, 2009
Really a great idea. After the approval of this image, I was able to get a sale within 2 days !! (fastest sale to date)

Posted by Maigi on October 08, 2009
LOL it's a good challenge. And always not so easy. ;)) Check out the Speeding Cars Collection. It is very exciting to capture the motion! :) Good luck with your motion shots!
Posted by Miele on October 07, 2009
excellent idea! I will do it!
Posted by Justmeyo on October 07, 2009
Great idea !Congratulations for sale:)
Posted by Frantab01 on October 07, 2009
great idea, thanks :)
Posted by Joe1971 on October 07, 2009
It's a good idea.
Posted by smartview27 on October 07, 2009
Great idea Yulia! Thank you for sharing it with us!
Posted by Noonie on October 07, 2009
Thanks for the reminder...

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