This was shot without a tripod or any special equipment. I was walking down the dock with my camera in hand when these two seagulls took off. This was shot hand held with a shutter speed of 1/2 second, aperture f5 , 180 MM. ISO 100 The key to this photo was the slow shutter speed and the camera movement during the 1/2 second shutter speed
one of the most important pieces of equipment is one that is all to often forgotten: and that is the person behind the camera. We can all go out and buy new stuff but don't forget the person pushing the shutter release button is ultimately the one who is in charge and sometimes we just need a little luck to. The other thing is thinking outside the box.
Two seagulls taking off from a breakwater