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How to Freeze Motion In Camera
How to Freeze Motion In Camera
If you’ve ever tried shooting images of your pet or kids (not necessarily in that order) playing in the yard or fast sports action, you’ve surely faced the dilemma of choosing the right shutter speed.
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Shutter Speed 101
Shutter Speed 101
Shutter speed is one of the three most important aspects that determine exposure in photography. Though something that photographers use quite often, shutter speed can be a tricky thing to master unless you grasp the basic concepts.
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6 Tips for Better Photos: Getting Your Settings Right
6 Tips for Better Photos: Getting Your Settings Right
Successfully manipulate shutter speed and aperture with these tips for shooting compelling photos with dramatic effect. Plus, get even more industry secrets when you download Craftsy’s printable eGuide to Understanding Exposure for Better Photos here, featuring helpful tutorials on ISO, shutter speed, aperture, proper exposure and more.
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The Importance of Light – Why Digital Isn’t a Substitute for Knowledge
The Importance of Light – Why Digital Isn’t a Substitute for Knowledge
Of all the crucial factors in photography, nothing is more important than light. Without light (whether natural or artificial) there is no photograph! The central tenants of photography – ISO, shutter speed and aperture are all focused around controlling the amount of light that enters the camera.
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How to Do Light Painting With a Smartphone
How to Do Light Painting With a Smartphone
While smartphone cameras have unquestionably evolved in megapixels and color quality, manual controls haven’t kept up, keeping smartphone cameras as the digital equivalent of a throwaway point-and-shoot film camera—until now. Nokia’s Lumia 1020 introduces specific ISO control, shutter delay, manual focus, and a shutter speed of up to four seconds to create some stunning examples of light painting.
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Panning Photography: How to Blur the Background without Blurring the Subject
Panning Photography: How to Blur the Background without Blurring the Subject
The best motion photographs pulse with energy. Action photographers accomplish this using many different techniques. One technique employs lightning fast shutter speeds to freeze motion so that every feather of a bird’s wings is perfectly sharp as the bird twists in flight, or so that every droplet of water sprayed by a swimmer is crisp and visible to the viewer.
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10 Things You Should Know About Your New DSLR Camera
10 Things You Should Know About Your New DSLR Camera
The shutter speed refers to how fast your shutter is opening and closing. The longer it’s open, the more light you’re letting in. If you have a slower shutter, you can capture motion blur; with a faster shutter, you’ll freeze the motion.
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Camera Water Gun Prank
Camera Water Gun Prank
Megapixels, aperture, shutter speeds, bracketing, clients, business cards, studios, lenses, tripods, filters… With all of these things to think about, photography can sometimes get a little too serious and overwhelming. That’s why it’s always nice to sit back and enjoy the lighter side of things for a while.
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P Mode on Digital SLR Cameras
P Mode on Digital SLR Cameras
That is fine and well for those who understand the basics of camera exposures. It is also great to use those shooting modes when a change of the lens aperture opening and/or shutter speed setting will give better results for an image.
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Understanding Your DSLR Camera using an online camera simulator
Understanding Your DSLR Camera using an online camera simulator
Words like aperture, exposure and shutter speed can give you a headache and you might think you don't need to know about any of these. Let me show you what you have been missing out with the help of this wonderful online SLR camera simulator.
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How to Use a Sun Bouncer or Reflector for Action Sports Photography
How to Use a Sun Bouncer or Reflector for Action Sports Photography
Using a reflector such as a sun bouncer is an effective way to light a subject. Photographer Leo Rosas explains how you can use this tool in a variety of ways; give your subject a warmer look, use a faster shutter speed and fill in unwanted or harsh shadows. It’s a great way to test your creativity and to really go the extra mile with the light that you do have:
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Photography Basics
Photography Basics
As this is a basic tip article, we will start with the basics. We consider “the basics” to be 3 things: light, aperture and shutter speed.
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Capturing Subtle Movement in Landscape Photography
Capturing Subtle Movement in Landscape Photography
Gavin Hoey demonstrates how he captures subtle motion in landscape photography – in this case, very minimal movement of a grass crop blowing in the wind in the foreground of his main subject, a lighthouse. He uses a nine stop neutral density filter to reduce the ambient light that is allowed to enter the camera, enabling him to increase the shutter speed (all the way from 5-20 seconds) without the result being a white image.
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Exposure and Photography
Exposure and Photography
In photography, there are three fundamental aspects that every photographer should familiarize themselves with: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. The video below does a great job of laying out the basics in an easily understandable manner.
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Kitten Photography Tips
Kitten Photography Tips
Kittens move at the speed of light. Unless you pump up your cameras shutter speed, you’ll end up with more blurs than photos that you can keep.
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