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Common tips for freeze-motion photography for beginners
Often we try to shy away taking pictures of moving objects since they get blur. However, if the camera setting allows one can take frozen motion shots. With some patience and practice one can master the technique of motion-frozen shots and can take stunning photographs of subjects in motion.

Try to take a photo of different moving subjects at the fastest shutter speed your camera can afford, you will find the difference. But that's not enough; you need to experiment with the aperture size depending on light conditions or a flash along with making your camera perfectly still.

Begin with by taking the frozen pictures of slow moving subjects in the golden hour with a firm camera rest, using a timer or remote shutter release by mounting the camera on a tripod. In the house try your hand on a table or pedestal fan that has been just turned off using a fast shutter speed. Take a few shots and you may end with a frozen shot.

Look around to choose some subjects like a bird in flight, a pet jumping from one place to another, a running animal, a person diving into a pool, a person dancing on stage, people jumping up in joy, someone throwing an object, etc.

After taking some common shots in the immediate surroundings, take some action shots of sportspersons and do a bit of wildlife photography at high shutter speeds using a tripod stand. It is the moment that matters, therefore taken a few photographs in quick succession.

Freeze-motion is used widely in action, sports, and even wildlife photography. With these genres, it is quite common to see shots of animals or sports celebrities making their move. Timing is everything when freezing motion in a photo.

However, when you are experimenting with and practicing to freeze motion, you should not ignore the other camera techniques of photography. It needs to be understood that freezing motion uses faster shutter speeds and using a wide aperture resulting in shallow depth of field and the action of the subject standing out.

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