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Shoot to Thrill: A Hard-Boiled Guide to Digital Photography by Derek Pell

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Chapter 6. A Thirst for Burst: Thrilling Action Adventures

A Thirst for Burst: Thrilling Action Adventures

“In this world you turn the other cheek and you get hit with a lug wrench.”—Impact (1949)

I’ve never been on safari in Africa—hell, I’ve never been to Africa. The wildest beasts I ever shot were behind bars at the San Diego Zoo, or behind the wheel on the Ventura freeway. I don’t shoot sports for a living, and I don’t chase fire trucks for kicks. So if you were expecting that kind of action, you’re in for the Big Sleep. But before you skip town and grab National Geographic, hear me out. I’ve shot my share of bang-bang bursts, and I know a few things about “freezing the mo.” In fact, I’ve ...

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