Beginning Photography Tip #2:
Be Quick

Suzy - Taking the Picture Quickly
Suzy
For This Pic, I Had to Shoot Quickly
© Jim Miotke 2005
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If it is at all possible that your subject may move, bolt, fly away, stop smiling, or just get tired of waiting for you to take the picture, shoot once right away.

Practice getting quicker and quicker to the draw.

Do not worry about taking too many pictures and do not wait until you're absolutely certain all the knobs and buttons are in their correct position.

As the motto of one of BetterPhoto old t-shirts states, "Shoot First, Ask Questions Later."

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