Jessica Liss – SA Short Course Champs 2009

by Gerhard

I took this image of Jessica Liss today at the Telkom SA National Short Course Swimming Champs in Pietermaritzburg. To get this effect of speed and motion in photography one must use a slow shutter speed on your camera. The type of sport,angle and how much movement one wants in the picture determine the shutter speed. To get the effect you want you must just play around and experiment till you get it right. I used a Nikon D3 and a 400 mm F2.8 lens to take this shot.

When taking the photo one must move the camera very smoothly with the action and press the shutter while moving the camera.

Settings on the Camera:

Shutter: F14

Speed: 1/40 sec

ISO: 400

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