Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the subject sharp (see the example below). While it sounds quite easy, it often takes a little bit of practice to master. If you’ve been trying to do a good panning shot, but have found it a difficult challenge for you, the following tips should prove helpful.
Have you ever given panning a try? I am a little obsessed. I mentioned before how I love playing around with my shutter speed to capture movement in different ways and I go into it in a little more detail in my workshop. This shot was taken at a shutter speed of 1/10s which was pushing the limit of what I could handhold without camera shake rendering it completely blurry, but it's probably my favourite panning shot. @mycapturedlife_photoblog #Dearphotographer #dpinsta_guest
Panning is a technique wherein the photographer tracks a moving subject while using a slower shutter speed. The concept of moving the camera while using slower shutter speed may sound surprising to beginners, and that’s exactly what makes this technique a challenge. The following image of a taxi in Hong Kong by photographer Nathan Ackley […]
📸 by @desss_l, who remembers, "This was a night where I was out supposedly to do some street photography. As I was walking along this street, I noticed that the traffic was swift--different than usual...