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Nikon D3100: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Jeff Revell

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5. Moving Target

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The Tricks to Shooting Sports and More

Now that you have learned about the professional modes, it’s time to put your newfound knowledge to good use. Whether you are shooting the action at a professional sporting event or a child on a merry-go-round, this chapter will teach you techniques that will help you bring out the best in your photography when your subject is in motion.

The number one thing to know when trying to capture a moving target is that speed is king! I’m not talking about how fast your subject is moving, but rather how fast your shutter is opening and closing. Shutter speed is the key to freezing the moment in ...

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