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Exercise 3.2 part 2

As I said, my main purpose was to photograph a bullet train at speed. Known in Japanese as Shinkansen, these trains run at high speed from Tokyo to Osaka via Kyoto. Achieving speeds up to 200 mph these trains are very comfortable for long distance travel.

To take this, I photographed Shinkansen trains at various shutter speeds as they came through the station. In practice I found it easier to photograph them as they left, rather than as they arrived, as it made it easier to judge the right moment to press the shutter.

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