Motion – Photo 101

Tree Swallows

Tree Swallows in Flight – Orlando Wetlands Park – March 2015

Tree Swallows

Many Swallows – Orlando Wetlands Park – March 2015

Tree Swallows

Tree Swallows – Orlando Wetlands Park – March 2015 

Well, the pictures aren’t great but the idea is there. If you look at the flying birds you can definitely tell they are moving. Even though they appear still I think the random positioning shows the motion.

Tree Swallows are among the more difficult birds to catch in flight. The pictures with the birds in the air are taken at 1/2000 of a second, the tree is 1/500 and you can really see the blur.

2 thoughts on “Motion – Photo 101

  1. You have a great blog, Frank, but there is a problem with it that I doubt you are aware of. I know that you have “liked” some of my posts in the past. You know that little drop-down box in the upper right corner? Every time I clicked on the link to your blog, this is where it would take me:
    https://picturethis.wordpress.com/
    This is a dead end. In fairness to yourself, you need to fix this so that when you like someone else’s WordPress post, they get the appropriate link to your blog.

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