Tag: shutter speed

Freezing Action

inflightwith70-210mmf4-4020 Originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8 Here’s a photo of a bird in flight, taken with a fast shutter speed, of 1/500, because of the fast shutter speed, I was able to freeze or stop the action.

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Choosing the Correct Shutter Speed. Shutter Priority Mode (TV)

lowlight-5718, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Choosing the correct Shutter Speed can be intimidating at first. Here’s what I do, on a bright sunny day, if I need to shoot in SHutter Priority Mode, I set my Shutter Speed to a minimum of 1/400 and set the exposure to -1. I can then go up for […]

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Shutter Priority for Motion Control – (TV) Mode

streets-5657, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. If you want to control motion in your photos, set your dial to the Shutter Priority Mode or TV Mode. Shutter priority makes it easier for us to control the actions on our photo, in this mode all you need to do is select a shutter speed an the camera […]

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Patience is of the Essence When Using an Old Lens.

Birds at the DC Capitol Pond, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Truly patience is your best friend when dealing with fast moving subjects while using an old lens. Taken with a Canon Rebel XS with the EF 70-210mm F/4. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramShutter PriorityExposure Time1/320ISO100Focal Length210mmMetering ModePattern

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Shutter Speed is Like the Curtain in Your Window

Motion, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. This photo was featured as one of the 10 Most Interesting Photos of 2009 from the SP@Flickr Group. This is a continuation of my previous post on Shutter Speed. The DSLR can be a confusing and intimidating device for some. Trust me I know, it happen to me and up […]

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Shutter Speed and Low Light

Photo by : Jay Capilo Believe it or not the photo above was taken by an amateur, that’s according to him, but if you take a look at it, it looks like it was shot for a wine commercial.

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Motion

Colors-2, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Taken with my Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera with Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens, in Aperture Priority Mode set at F/5.6 at 43mm using ISO 100. With my Aperture set at F/5.6, the camera automatically set the Shutter Speed to 1/13 of a second, which cause […]

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Train in Motion

I’m so honored that this photo has been chosen to be included as one of ShutterPhoto.Net’s 10 Most Interesting Photos of SP@Flickr Pool (2009) Thanks to D. Travis North Camera and Gear: Camera : Canon Rebel XS 10.1MP Digital SLR Camera Focal Length : 34mm Lens : Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS SLR Lens Tripod […]

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