Crowd reaction shot in a sports event
Important Factors in Taking Action Pictures.
There are several things you must be aware of and take into your
calculations when photographing subjects in motion: speed of the subject,
angle of travel relative to the film plane, the subject's distance from the
camera, and lens selection.
a. Speed of the Subject.
When the action you are photographing is
violent or rapid, problems may arise.
The images may be blurred and
You can eliminate or control blurred images by choosing the
proper shutter speed to "freeze" and change the technique the action. Keep
in mind that when you increase the shutter speed to stop the action, you
will need to adjust your f/stop in order to maintain the proper exposure.