A Squirrel and Some Thoughts on Motion and Softness (Three Photographs)

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If you have ever seen a squirrel eat a treat you know about the deliberation and speed with which the item is devoured. When we see photos of motor races we expect to see wheels turning, we want to see a sense of movement and without it the photo falls flat. Without everything going out of focus, a bit of blur, a bit of softness lends a sense of reality to movement. Stopping motion, to get the detail of an animal or flower is one thing, but a subtle sense of movement can also provide detail to the story line.




6 responses

  1. I used to get frustrated with some blur in my photos but your explanation makes me feel a bit different about it now. Thanks.


    October 21, 2016 at 11:04 am

  2. Love them! Pictures are so fine


    October 21, 2016 at 12:29 pm

  3. Lee

    What a great set of photos. Love them squirrels.


    October 26, 2016 at 8:39 pm

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