? PhotographyBLOG - Photography News, Reviews, Articles, Gallery, Forums, Film and Digital
PhotographyBLOG


Newsletter Competition

LATEST REVIEWS

Sony Cyber-shot T77
Sony Cyber-shot T700
Sanyo HD2000
Autodesk Stitcher
Panasonic DMC-FS25
Portraiture 2
Olympus E-30
Sony A900
Olympus SP-565 UZ
Genuine Fractals 6

All Reviews
Best Digital Cameras

LATEST COMMENTS

Terry O'Neill Award Winners Unveiled
Date: Jan 29, 2015
Name: Lisa ter Haar

Camera of the Year 2014
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Name: fotografo matrimonio

Sigma SD1
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Name: Tom Rose

Magix Photostory 2015 Deluxe
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Name: Luke Stevens

Stolen Camera Finder
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Name: michael

Sony 90mm Macro Hands-on Photos
Date: Jan 28, 2015
Name: hobo

World Pentax Day
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Name: Clipping path service

Sony Cyber-shot WX220 and W810 Hit US Market
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Name: قنوات عربية بث مباشر

Athetech Perfectly Clear 4 for Android and iOS
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Name: Abdullah Almaosharji

Tamron SP 15-30mm f/2.8 Di VC USD Pricing Announced
Date: Jan 27, 2015
Name: Georgi Nikolov

Latest Threads

MOST COMMENTS

Panasonic DMC-LX1 Announced (796)

Kodak Easyshare Z981 (507)

Panasonic Lumix DMC-LX2 (481)

Ricoh Caplio R3 Announced (422)

Panasonic DMC-FZ30 Announced (361)

Fujifilm Finepix E550 Review (264)

Sony DSC-H5 and Sony DSC-H2 (241)

Canon G7 (227)

Samsung S800, Samsung S600 and Samsung S500 (209)

Canon EOS 400D (189)


ARCHIVES

January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014

Latest News Stories

AFFILIATES

Digital Photography Blog
Digital Wedding Forum
Everyday Eye
Mark Goldstein
Mobile Phones
ShutterPoint
 

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Olivier Morin Captures Sensational Image of Usain Bolt in Moscow

Veteran AFP photographer Olivier Morin has managed to capture Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt crossing the finish line at the same time as a lightning bolt illuminated the sky during the IAAF World Championships in Moscow. Photographing lightnings alone isn't terribly complicated - you set your camera to the lowest ISO, choose an f-stop that allows you to use a several-seconds-long exposure, trip the shutter and repeat until you get a usable picture - but capturing a lightning bolt with the kind of fast shutter speed that's necessary to "freeze" a world-class sprinter takes an extreme amount of luck, even if you are a seasoned professional photographer who has made every necessary step well in advance to take a stunning image. Apparently, luck does come to those who are prepared, after all. Morin commented: “In 25 years of career, I have never had an outside, uncontrollable element make the shot. And I think that if I tried for another 50 years, it would never happen again. I really can only take 1% credit for this photo.”

Click to continue...



 



Pixmania Logo

Discover a wide range of digital cameras at low prices. Buy cheap cameras from Sony and Canon. Share your photos thanks to digital photo frames.


Varnam Logo

Varnam offers digital photo frame with built-in memory & battery.




© Copyright 2003-2008 Photo 360 Limited
Best Viewed at 1024x768 Screen Resolution