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Sometimes, things are just happening too fast to think about. You roughly point your camera and hold down the shutter button to capture a burst of images at multiple frames per second. It's photographic "spray and pray," enabled by fast modern sensors and electronics. Later, you pick the best shot -- and enter it in this challenge.
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Thursday, 3rd November, 2011 (GMT)
Thursday, 10th November, 2011 – Wednesday, 16th November, 2011 (GMT)
Thursday, 17th November, 2011 – Wednesday, 23rd November, 2011 (GMT)
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I took a hundred pictures from a lounge chair, 5 meters from the bird feeder, most of the one shot at a time. When I changed to high-speed sequence shutter, I got this shot of a bird turning to leave the feeder--in quite a hurry (as they always are).
|Submitted:||Thursday, 10th November, 2011 16:23 (GMT)|
|Taken:||Saturday, 5th November, 2011|
|Focal length:||250 mm|
|Shutter speed:||1/500 sec|
|Notes:||Burst of 5 shots as the bird fed and then left the feeder. The shot immediately before this one showed the bird perfectly still. The shot just after this one was an empty frame. (They sure move fast!)|
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