A gallery of panning

Since panning is one of the easiest, most effective, and powerful techniques for conveying motion, I thought I'd show a small gallery of images to encourage you to pan even more of your shots at a variety of shutter speeds. The captions will provide the details.

Even when panning you should hold the camera vertically when the subject seems to better fit a vertical format. Exposure at 1/10 second, f/8.

Even when panning you should hold the camera vertically when the subject seems to better fit a vertical format. Exposure at 1/10 second, f/8.

A shutter speed of 1/30 second conveyed the speed of this cyclist racing down a straightaway. Exposure at 1/30 second, f/16.

In the small villages of Peru, the main method of transporting things is by carrying them. All day long people lumber by under large loads. Exposure at 1/5 second, f/4.5.

Every motion photographer loves a parade. What better place to practice your motion techniques? Exposure at 1/6 second, f/32.

What technique could better capture the carnival atmosphere of a merry-go-round at night? Exposure at 1/6 second, f/9.

Although it may be easier to pan subjects crossing directly in front on a diagonal can exaggerate the sense of movement .Exposure at of you, subjects moving 1/20 second, f/11.

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