What Is Shutter Speed | The Ultimate Guide To Creative Use Of Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Made Simple In photography, Shutter Speed is the length of time of an exposure, usually measured in fractions…
The Basics of Shutter Speed, Aperture, & ISO | Minute Photography
Find out if you know all there is to know about the exposure triangle in our latest Minute Photography.
The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra
Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash….
How To Create Motion in a Time-Lapse Using Shutter Speed
Since you can’t play with your drone this weekend (if you live within a 32-mile radius of the Super Bowl that is) and you don’t want to watch the Super Bowl, how about making a time-lapse?
ISO, Aperture & Shutter Speed | A Cheat Sheet For Beginners
One of the first things you must learn as a new photographer is the relationship between ISO, aperture and shutter speed. Here’s a little cheat-sheet to help you remember.
How To Combine Slow And Fast Shutter Speeds In One Image
Joe McNally is known for being one of the best photographers worldwide. In this video, he is going to teach you how to create a matrix-styled effect by physically zooming the lens and using a slow shutter speed.
What is the Optimal Shutter Speed when Shooting HDR Photography? – From the HDR Photography Workshop Series
In HDR photography, the only varying factor controlling the exposure in your bracketed sequence should be the shutter speed. This means that the camera is controlling the shutter speed to give us the median exposure, the darker exposure and the brighter exposure. However, given that cameras have limitations of the highest possible shutter speed and that shutter speed also controls motion freeze, there are optimal settings for shutter speed. The optimal shutter speed depends on a few considerations, which we will discuss in this article. In addition, we will explain the two issues that arise due to shutter speed as well as why the optimal exposure value should not be at 3 stops, but at 2 stops instead.
Tips for shooting portraits at very slow shutter speeds
There are a number of different reasons why you might want to shoot a photo of people at a very slow shutter speed. Motion blur from water and other things can be very artistic, but how do you get your shutter speed down that slow, without your photos / subjects starting to blur?
How to be Creative with Slow Shutter Speed
One of the great things about shutter speed is that you have a lot of creative options when it comes to implying motion. Adding motion to a still photography can turn a regular photo into one that is dynamic and full of energy. Alternatively, you can create abstract motion and add a surreal mood to your images. Some examples that you may be familiar with include a speeding train passing by a train station or a trail of lights from the cars at night. The creative possibilities with using slow shutter speed are endless.
Freezing Motion with High Shutter Speed
Aperture is usually the control that people use creatively, while the shutter speed is the workhorse of the two. But in reality, you can use shutter speed to freeze and convey motion. For this first part on shutter speed, we will be focusing on how to improve your fast shutter speed technique to freeze motion.