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  • 1. Shutter Speed and Motion
  • 2. Shutter Speed
    • Shutter Speed controls how long light is allowed to hit the film
    • Full stops
      • 1” 1/2 1/4 1/8 1/15 1/30 1/60 1/125…
      • Your camera may show just the second half of the number 2, 4, 8, 15
      • A quotation mark after the number denotes seconds
      • A number with no quotation marks is a fraction of a second
    • When motion is the important aspect of the shot choose your shutter speed first and then meter to get the correct aperture
  • 3. Shutter Speed
    • Shutter speed controls whether a moving object will be in focus or blurred
    • To get fast shutter speeds, you may have to choose a high ISO film
    • To get slower shutter speeds you may have to choose a low ISO film
    • You will get more motion blur from something crossing in front of you than from an object coming toward you
  • 4. Long shutter speed Short Shutter Speed
  • 5. Fast Shutter Speed 1/60 and up
  • 6. Fast Shutter Speed
  • 7. Fast Shutter Speed
  • 8. Slow Shutter Speed 1/30 and lower
  • 9. Slow Shutter Speed
  • 10. Slow Shutter Speed
  • 11. Slow Shutter Speed
  • 12. Slow Shutter Speed
  • 13. Special Tricks with Slow Shutter Speed
    • Panning-with a slow shutter speed, you follow the motion of your object while your camera is exposing
  • 14. Panning
  • 15. Panning
  • 16. Panning
  • 17. Special Tricks with Slow Shutter Speed
    • You can move the camera while the shutter is open
    • You can move you zoom while the shutter is open
  • 18. Spinning the Camera
  • 19. Spinning the Camera
  • 20. Zooming
  • 21. Zooming
  • 22. Special Tricks with Slow Shutter Speed
    • Light writing-while the shutter is open you can use a light source, like a flashlight, to write or draw
  • 23. Light Writing
  • 24. Light Writing
  • 25. Night Photography
    • You will need to be prepared to deal with slow shutter speeds.
    • Either bring a tripod or find a place to set your camera
    • In order to keep from shaking the camera with your hands, set your self timer
    • Meter for visible light-your meter reading is a starting point
      • You may have to fiddle with your exposure settings
    • Beware of setting your ISO too high and getting excessive noise
  • 26. Night Photography
  • 27. Night Photography
  • 28. Night Photography
  • 29. Night Photography
  • 30. Slow Shutter Speed and Flash
    • Normally your flash is synced with your shutter speed at higher speeds (around 1/60)
    • You can force your flash to fire along with slower shutter speeds for different effects
    • Whenever the flash fires, there will be stopped motion and then during the rest of the exposure the camera will record the motion blurFront Curtain (regular) Flash
  • 31. Slow Shutter Speed and Flash
  • 32. Slow Shutter and Rear Curtain Flash