You start to see in a whole new way when you shoot macro. All objects become a lot more interesting as you begin picturing them up close in your mind’s eye – even before you point your camera at them.
The Photography Teacher Over 40 years experience behind the camera
So as a photographer, you have to ensure your shutter speed is appropriate for the situation you’re photographing. Every moving subject can be captured mid-action by an appropriate shutter speed. Any speed that isn’t man-enough for the job, one that is too slow… and there will be motion blur.
5.30 in the morning is a tough call for a lot of people, but the rewards of that early morning light are well worth it. Fleet Pond is the largest freahwater lake in Hampshire and it can be quite beautiful when the light strikes it right. With mist rising from the water and with swans gathering all around us, it was gorgeous.