this kid yelled at me to take a pic as he whizzed by!
took 4 frames. none particularly good as i was leaving and the camera was turned off.
but i kinda like this one....
Focal Length: 135.0mm
Exposure Time: 0.0040 s (1/250)
ISO Equiv.: 250
Exposure Bias: 0.30
It has an enjoyable quality to it. It is as you explained more of a better quality snapshot. If you tried to recreate that moment I do not think he would be able to match his excitement and facial expression.
Yeah, the expression in his face is just great!