Shutter speed is a part of exposure.
You can set your shutter speed to vary the amount of light that falls onto your light sensitive material of choice.
Longer/slower shutter speed = more exposure = brighter picture
Shorter/faster shutter speed = less exposure = darker picture
Sometimes when I give a review during my photography classes, photographers get the shutter speeds [...]
As a photographer I think that there are three things that you mainly do with your camera to create a photograph.
You focus light (focusing), you measure light (metering) and you let a specific amount of light fall onto light sensitive material (making an exposure).
If you’ve been working your camera in an automatic mode your camera has been doing all [...]
Photography equipment can be expensive, and the truth of the matter is that getting new gear won’t help your photography skills.
Learning more about photography will help your photography skills.
New equipment should help you do your work as a photographer more fluidly.
For example, the flash that was built into a camera that I was using recently was limited in [...]
The composition of your photograph should be filled with intent.
If you, or your camera, are picking exposure settings in a haphazard manner, or based solely on the amount of light that you are working with, the composition of your photograph is lacking the visual depth that can only come with intent.
Everything from the choice of your lens to the the exposure [...]
At the core of of what you do as a photographer there are three things that need to be done to make a photograph.
Meter – Measure the brightness of light.
Make an exposure – Allow a specific amount of light to fall onto light sensitive material.
Focus – Focus light onto light sensitive material.
The first two you [...]
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