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Capturing The Moment by Michael Freeman

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FAST MOMENTS

Many of the moments in the last chapter were fast, but their essential quality was that they had everything to do with viewpoint, and that outranked everything else. Here in this chapter, what the moments have in common is that they happen rapidly, and this takes precedence. There are two dimensions to this. One is their pure speed. The other is their onset and how it relates to us as photographers.

Speed first. What actually counts as fast is a purely practical matter, both for the shutter speed setting and for the photographer’s ability to react. By convention only, and for no other reason, action that can be caught at 1/125 ...

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