As such, photographers hoping for big hits at Sochi must marry their technical knowhow with a creative touch. “You always get the jump, you always get the react,” Denis Paquin, deputy photo director for the Associated Press, told Gizmodo. “I’m always asking them to look for something a little different… A little detail shot.”
Case in point: this series of sequential shots by Reuters. Using multiple exposures taken in split-second intervals and then combined into a single image, photographers for the agency managed to capture flurrying movements and stillness at once.