Keizer Ice Skating Race, Amsterdam

Last weekend on Saturday Night 11 February 2012, for the first time in 15 years the Keizer Ice Skating Race took place across the frozen Keizersgracht canal in Amsterdam.

To photograph the skaters I used the panning technique. For those who don't know the panning technique, it is a technique to pan your camera along in time with the moving subject. It is a great way of giving the shot a feeling of movement and speed.

Below you can see two examples of my experiments with the 'panning' technique.

Photo credits: Cbomers.

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Baldas1950

Beatutiful images capturing movements!

Jdanne

Great photos! Congratulations!

FabioConcetta

Nice images, is a excellent panning!

Alerizzo78

Nice photos! I was in Amsterdam 2 weeks ago, and the Canals were not frozen... I would have love to see people skating on them :)

Egomezta

Great images, I love the movement.

TMarchev

Not bad:)

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