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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Mischief in person!
by sarampo
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As always, my son always has a blast with my dad, and when they're together they do the most incredible things! I like a lot my 70-300mm Nikon because it allows me to actually be far away to get them like this. They were playing at the parkt when my son sneaked up on his grandfather :)
Submitted: Monday, 22nd June, 2009 18:28 (GMT)
Taken: Sunday, 10th May, 2009
Focal length: 125 mm
Shutter speed: 1/320 sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 200
Notes: Just added saturation. Bokeh is natural.
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