How To Guide: Action photography

Different shutter speeds give different effects

Images with frozen subjects can also capture speed and action. This video shows the effect of different shutter speeds.

This video demonstrates the effect of different shutter speeds

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A new lens can help you see things very differently, inspiring a whole new range of photographic opportunities. Here is a lens that could help you.

EF 70-200mm f/4L USM*
The EF 70-200mm f/4L USM is an excellent and affordable lens that brings you closer to the action. A high performing telephoto zoom lens from the Canon L-series combines lightweight, compactness with a maximum aperture of f/4 perfect for sports, wildlife and travel photography.

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Alternatively, the EF 70-200mm f/4L IS USM features a four-stop Image Stabilizer (IS), making it ideal for handheld work.

* Requires Mount Adapter EF-EOS M for EOS M

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