2019-08-09 11.16.01 ?

For @macgeni's photo challenge. Day 5: Determination. [caption id="attachment_54623" align="aligncenter" width="1200" alt="" height="900"] John Kanabay, 2016 ISKA World Breaking Champion, at Montgomery FunFest, Montgomery Township, New Jersey —FujiFilm X-T2 + XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ (36.5 mm, 0.000 sec at f/4.0, ISO320), © Khürt L. Williams[/caption]

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Contact

Tuesday Photo Challenge – Contact by jansenphotojansenphoto (Dutch goes the photo)

Making contact…

Action photography often means shooting in shutter priority mode which in many cases means a high shutter speed to freeze the action. In 2011, my kids competed in the New Jersey Martial Arts Alliance (NJMAA) Invitational Championships. I showed up at the event with my Nikon D40 and my trusty Nikkor 35mm f/1.8 and Nikkor…

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Breaking the limits

I’ve had my Nikon D40 for about three years. In that time, I’ve photographed insects, buildings and landscapes, thousands of flowers, people, birthdays and wedding and a few sporting events. All of these have been mostly shot in one of the programmed “auto” modes of my camera. I started in full auto mode, and as…

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