The Decisive Moment

Challenge #1 in the a touch of serious photography series. Hosted by Vlad Eftenie.
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Following Cartier Bresson's words : "There is a creative fraction of a second when you are taking a picture. Your eye must see a composition or an expression that life itself offers you, and you must know with intuition when to click the camera. That is the moment the photographer is creative," he said. "Oop! The Moment! Once you miss it, it is gone forever." This is a series that encourages entrants to present photos of unique moments, placing the photographer beyond the unicity of a "lucky" fraction of a second. At last, it's not only the "second" that matters (as shooting technique) but the story of a moment.
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Fern Gully Rainbow
by Wenz
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Captured this fantastic rainbow whilst walking through Fern Gully Rainforest walk in Brisbane (a couple of weeks ago). It was there in the light created by the mist for maybe 10 seconds. Snap ,Snap & got lucky to be honest, but thought it was nice enough to share anyway. Enjoy.
Submitted: Saturday, 20th June, 2009 08:51 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 31st May, 2009
Focal length: 52 mm
Shutter speed: 1/6 sec
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
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