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Intro To Shutter Speeds

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I have covered apreture and I have covered ISO. Now its time for shutter speeds!

What is Shutter Speeds?
Lets make it simple: “It’s the amount of time the shutter is open” – pretty simple, right!

This used to mean in film photography, that it was the amount of time that the film was exposed to the scene your were photographing, now its the sensor of your camera instead of film. Or if you want its the amount of time the “eye” is open to grab as much light as it needs or you want to give it.

Let me attempt to break down the topic into some bite sized pieces that should help digital camera owners trying to get their head around shutter speed:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hope that helps!

Reprinted from Bläcker Photography

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