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Rain, sun, wind and a slow
combined to make this photo possible.
Animals appear and disappear quickly, so always be prepared to snap a photo and set your camera on a fast
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If you have good light and you're at a fairly high
, it's going to be a brilliant color photograph.
More than likely, the blurry photographs you're getting are a result of a
that's too slow.
The other factor is that using such a large aperture in bright daylight conditions requires an extremely fast
In low light, camera phones slow the
to let in more light and have a longer opportunity to capture movement.
If you have calm air you can get away with a surprisingly show
The set linked to above also has a pinhole attachment that fixes the aperture, forcing you to adjust
Bracketing means shooting three frames, changing the aperture or
to increase and decrease the amount of light.
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