I had in mind a specific shot that I wanted to capture today. I knew roughly what I needed to do but, never having tried it before, I wasn't sure if I'd pull it off. And I didn't.
I wanted to capture a horse goiong over a jump, but at a very slow shutter speed so that I could give the feeling of motion. I had wanted to capture the whole arc of the jump but when I tried, I just got a ghosting blur that was completely unrecognisable as a horse.
This was the best that I could do. It's OK but not what I wanted.
I would liked to have tried tracking as well so as to get the horse clean and in focus but with the background blurred to convey the motion. Unfortunately it started chucking it down with rain and we had to abandon the exercise. Definitely something I want to try again though.
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