Camera-Ready: Make Your Action Shots Pop

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5. Try, try again.

Getting a subject to sit still and smile for the camera can be a drag (kids get antsy, and a lot of adults feel self-conscious in front of the camera for more than two seconds), but you’re likely to have more enthusiastic and cooperative subjects if you’re asking them to re-create an action shot over and over. Your movie date will toss popcorn three feet into the air and catch it in his mouth a dozen or more times, your party guests will throw confetti as much as you ask them, your kids will run through the sprinklers with Grandma again and again and again.

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Those are my best tips for getting great action shots this summer. What are yours?

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