When shooting martial arts shots, you need to know when to show motion, and when to freeze it. Freezing your shot will capture a moment in time, but often leads to the "posed" look, while too much motion can look amateurish. In this shot, PG Scott is working a Tapi-Tapi drill with PC Todaro. The look on his face shows the →
Photo for 9-30-2010 Master of Tapi Tapi Chuck Gauss at IMAF Toronto Camp - August 2010 Shot August 2010, Canon 50D DSLR, Canon 18-200mm lens and Canon 580ii flash. This was milliseconds after switching hands on the fly while working a technique.