7 Photos That Show Motion By Stopping It

Take the plunge by The artist (formerly) known as Gene

Shot with a Canon EOS 30D at 1/250th of second.

Last week, I touched on using motion blur to give a sense of speed and movement in a photo.  This week, we’re going to look at some examples where no motion blur (or very little) is present; however, these images still manage to effectively convey a sense of motion.

In each image, there is some element that helps convey motion.  In some images, it may be the primary subject that should be moving.  In others, it may be an element surrounding the subject – such as water.  By freezing what should be moving, these images give your mind a moment that you know and can sense requires motion. [Read more…]