I quite like how I captured the movement in this one. I don't think I really need to talk about how I did it. I just threw a stick.
I used a flash to illuminate the stick, but only on a low output (-2ev).
Quite heavily cropped, leveled, unsharp masked, resized, border and tagged.
Nikon D50 | Nikkor 28-100 3-5.6 G at 28mm | Built in flash TTL at -2EV compensation | 1/500 seconds | F/8 | ISO 200