So when I shoot a flow, like a rapidly moving car, or a gently flowing river, or a famously gushing fountain (uh oh, I am beginning to sound like Dan Brown), should I “freeze” that motion? Or should I somehow show it?
This is a shot from the other day’s Creative Urban Photography walk, shot as an instant, a moment in time (using S/Tv mode, shot at 1/500th second):
Uh oh. Matter of taste – but to me, that looks like vomit. Or perhaps a chainsaw.
And here’s the same, now using S/Tv mode at 1/10th second, so it shows a stream:
Ahhh…. a beautiful silky flow.
So now you tell me. Matter of taste, yes. So according to your taste, should a flow be portrayed as a moment, or as a flow?