Weekly Photo Challenge: Motion

For this week’s challenge, I’m reusing several photos I have posted before.

The first one is from a local high school production of A Christmas Carol. This is the Ghost of Christmas Future and her Graveyard Girls. I was very pleased with how this shot turned out, as I was in a theater, and flash photography was not only prohibited, but severely frowned upon by patrons and performers alike.

Motion

Next, this is from a day at the park with the kids. I love the intensity on her face as she launches the Frisbee towards her dad.

Halie and the frisbeeThe last one is one of my favorite pictures. This was taken during the Annual Talent Show for the Kearns Special Needs Mutual (church youth association) last year. This lovely young lady loves to dance, and she shares this talent whenever possible.

Flight

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A Photo a Week Challenge: Motion

MotionMotion can be tricky to capture. If your shutter is set too high, the image looks stopped. If the shutter is too low, too much can be blurred. I was lucky enough to grab this shot at a high school production of A Christmas Carol. With no flash allowed, the action blurred beautifully with my 50mm lens and an F-stop of f/1.8.

IN A NEW POST CREATED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, SHARE A PHOTO THAT SHOWS WHAT WINTER IS FOR YOU.

Experiment with motion in your photos and see what works best for what you want to capture. Then post it to your blog and share the link here. If you have pointers and suggestions for other photographers, please share them as well.

Everyone is welcome to participate, even if your blog isn’t about photography.

Here’s how it works:

1. Each week, I’ll come up with a theme and post a photo that I think fits. You take photographs based on your interpretation of the theme, and post them on your blog (a new post!) anytime before the following Thursday, when the next photo theme will be announced.

2. To make it easy for others to check out your photos, title your blog post “A Photo a Week Challenge: (theme of the week)” and be sure to use the “postaday″ tag.

3. Follow nancy merrill photography so that you don’t miss out on weekly challenge announcements.