Having problems with your Canon PowerShot S2 IS Digital Camera ?
How do you take a picture of a fast movement?
It depends on the effect you want.
- To freeze motion, you need either a fast shutter speed, or a fast flash in a dark environment. In less than bright light you may not be able to get a fast enough shutter speed to stop the action. Increasing the camera's sensitivity to light by increasing the ISO will help some.
- You can blur the motion by using a slower shutter speed and a stable camera. Set a slow shutter speed and put the camera on a tripod or other stable surface, and you can get things like streaking car taillights and star trails. How slow a shutter speed depends on the speed of the subject. \012
- You can pan with the subject. Move the camera with the subject, and keep it moving even while the display blanks out while taking the picture. This will keep the subject sharper while blurring the background to lend a sense of motion to the picture. \012
- It's either to freeze motion if the subject is moving straight toward or away from you than if it's moving across your field of vision.
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