Beginning Photography Tip #2:
For This Pic, I Had to Shoot Quickly
© Jim Miotke 2005
All Rights Reserved
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
For a great example of the rewards that can be attained by being able to work quickly,
check out how Ansel Adams got "Moonrise, Hernandez,