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

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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.

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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!

Photo by Marc-Olivier Jodoin
Photo by Mathew Schwartz
Photo by Marc Sendra Martorel
Photo by chuttersnap
Photo by Alessio Lin
Photo by toine Garnier
Photo by Josh Calabrese
Photo by Hugo Kemmel
Photo by Pedro Lopes
Photo by Alternate Skate
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Photo by Alex Holyoake
Photo by Warren Wong
Photo by Maico Amorim
Photo by Goh Rhy Yan
Photo by Rudi Strydom
Photo by Ibin Siraj
Photo by Kyle Myburgh
Photo by Josh Wilburne
Photo by Mike Kotsch
Photo by Adrien Ledoux

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Photo by Matthew Henry
Photo by chuttersnap
Photo by Andrew Ly
Photo by Mitchell Orr
Photo by Isaac Jenks
Photo by Scott Umstattd
Photo by Lukas Robertson
Photo by Adam Porter
Photo by Alex Holyoake
Photo by Sadiq Awosanmi
Photo by Stephen Leonardi
Photo by Ash Edmonds
Photo by Zac Ong
Photo by Mado El Khouly
Photo by Gabriel Sanchez
Photo by Alex Holyoake
Photo by Borna Bevanda
Photo by Seth kane
Photo by Joshua Reddekopp
Photo by Jason Chen

Beginning A Photography Journey Doesn't Need To Be Daunting

If you've enjoyed and been inspired by this gallery of photographs of speed, then you will want to take a look at the DSLR Crash Course. This is a course where you will be taken by the hand and lead step-by-step in discovering photography skills using your DSLR.

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  • The Focus, Lock, and Recompose Method (a tried-and-true method for shooting competently and quickly)
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  • How to effectively Control Shutter Speed Using Aperture Priority
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About the author

Federico Alegria

Federico has a decade of experience in documentary photography, contributes some free images to the community and is a University Professor in photography. You can get to know him better here

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