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Manhattan is known as the city that never sleeps, but a lesser known side of this town may very well be its ability to make one smile.
Finding humor on the streets requires a photographer to work fast or potentially lose the moment. Unlike a posed portrait, there are no re-dos. To be ready for anything, keep the camera on with the lens cap off. If you have to fish through your camera bag first, it'll be too late. A shutter speed of 1/250 will be quick enough to freeze just about any type of casual motion. Using this as a baseline, you can adjust your other settings according to the existing light.