What Is It?• Using slow shutter speed photography can be a totally different phenomenon if you get it right. You can use it to inspire others, or to capture light painting, or may be some smooth water effects, or it can be anything else.
Slow Shutter Speed Long exposure times can create lighting that seems to take on an otherworldly almost physical form, or reveal mysterious effects of natural light that are invisible to the naked eye.
What You’ll Need• An Expensive Camera• Preferably a tripod (Also expensive)• A Light Source• That’s it!
Setting Up CampFirstly, you have toset up your camerain a stable areawhere it canremain still, this isvital! If yourcamera can’t stayperfectly still, it willruin the image.This is because ofthe slow shutterspeed causingmotion blur.
What to Set the Shutter Speed On Shutter speeds between 10 seconds and 20 seconds I found to work great! With the aperture around the middle such as f/8 or so
Experiment!Now that youknow thebasics, all that’sleft to do is toget out there andshoot! That’s realeasy to donowadays, especially since we’rein the digital age.
ConclusionIn reality, slow shutterspeed looks like a hardthing to do, but all youneed is theequipment, and toknow the basics of yourshutter speed andaperture. So it’s fairlyeasy to do!
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