The Decisive Moment
Challenge has finished
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.
Show full rules
Saturday, 13th June, 2009 (GMT)
Saturday, 20th June, 2009 – Friday, 26th June, 2009 (GMT)
Saturday, 27th June, 2009 – Friday, 3rd July, 2009 (GMT)
Capture date rules:
Maximum number of entries per user:
Maximum number of entries in challenge:
This skier misjudged the gate and caught the gate with his helmet. Happily, no serious damage was done other than his ego.
|Submitted:||Tuesday, 23rd June, 2009 20:43 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Thursday, 6th March, 2008|
|Focal length:||200 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/2500 sec|
p previous n next c challenge f full size r retract vote # vote
Most popular cameras
Canon EOS 77D / EOS 9000D2.8%Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX10 (Lumix DMC-LX15)2.4%Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS100 (Lumix DMC-TZ100)2.3%Sony Cyber-shot DSC-RX100 V2.3%Panasonic Lumix DC-GH52.0%Fujifilm X100F1.5%Fujifilm GFX 50S1.4%Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX1001.2%Sony Alpha 7R II1.2%Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II1.0%
Beginner's GuidesGetting StartedIn-depth testingLatest Camera ReviewsBeyond the studio testsFeature Articles and Videosreal world performanceField Test Videossee how we seeSample GalleriesIn-depth ReviewFujifilm X100FShow CoverageHits and Misses from CP+ 2017Throwback ThursdayClassic Cameras from Days PastWhat's that Noise?Shedding some light on the sources of noise2415FeatureWhat is equivalence?