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A visit with my bike but 2011, this picture comes out of my archive

Panning picture.

Panning is a technique that can produce amazing results (if you perfect it. or get lucky) but is also one that can take a lot of practice to get right.
The basic idea behind panning as a technique is that you pan your camera along in time with the moving subject and end up getting a relatively sharp subject but a blurred background.
This gives the shot a feeling of movement and speed. Its particularly useful in capturing any fast moving subject whether it be a racing car, running pet, cyclist etc.
Ive found that panning seems to work best with moving subjects that are on a relatively straight trajectory which allows you to predict where theyll be moving to. Objects that are moving side to side are challenging and can result in messy looking shots as the motion blur can be quite erratic.

Camera Model
Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Shooting Date/Time
12/02/2011 14:23:04
Owner's Name
Shooting Mode
Manual Exposure
Tv(Shutter Speed)
Av(Aperture Value)
ISO Speed
EF24-105mm f/4L IS USM
Focal Length 32.0mm
Image Size 5616x3744
Image Quality RAW
Picture Style

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