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Create Great Panning Photographs – Guest Post

Posted in Guest Post with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , on October 5, 2009 by Rafi Greenstein
By Mr Din

By Mr Din

Panning is a photographic technique that provides great separation of subject from background.

The technique is very simple in theory, but takes some practice to perfect.

Here is how it works, you set your camera to a relatively low shutter speed.  Say 1/80 or 1/40 of a second. Next you find a subject that is moving from one side of the frame to the other. Here comes the tricky part. While keeping the subject in a fixed part of the frame (and you do that by panning the lens from side to side) click the shutter.

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