40 Thrilling Photographs Depicting Speed That Will Have You Running For Your Camera

Photography has the ability to show us reality in a way we simply can't see.

Our brain can't create still images, so we rely on photography to capture everything from freezing motion to registering movement thanks to the wonders of long exposure photography techniques.

40 Thrilling Photographs Depicting Speed That Will Have You Running For Your Camera
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Today we are bringing you a special subject, speed. Speed is present from our own footsteps to the stars in the sky, so sit back and enjoy the ride!

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About the author

Federico Alegria

Federico has 10 years of experience in documentary photography. He's dedicated to long-term photo-essays and is a University Professor teaching Photography, and you can get to know him better here

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