Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Shutter priority, part of Photography 101.
- Shutter priority mode is the mode on your camera…where you, as the photographer, choose the shutter speed…and the camera chooses the aperture for you.…So before we get into what it is and how to use it,…let's take a look at how to get our cameras into that mode.…On the Lumix camera, as part of the P-A-S-M,…you'll see for program, aperture, shutter, and manual,…you simply put it to the S for shutter speed.…On the Sony it's the same thing,…P-A-S-M, so there's S for shutter priority.…On the Canon, it's a little bit different…in that it doesn't say shutter, it says time.…
TV for time valuation is the shutter…priority mode on the Canon.…And finally on the Fuji camera, which doesn't…have the P-A-S-M dial, you put the aperture…into A for automatic and then put your shutter speed…into a manual mode and now you have manual shutter…and automatic aperture, and that's shutter priority.…So now that you know how to put your camera…into shutter priority mode, what is it?…Well shutter is how long the shutter is open.…How long the exposure is happening for.…
- Adjusting aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- Controlling autofocus
- Using buttons to change focus, metering, and shooting modes
- Carrying a camera like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively and changing your point of view
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
1. Carry and Hold A Camera Like a Pro
2. Stabilize the Camera
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Push Your Buttons
6. Control Your Auto Focus
Focus peaking1m 21s
8. Change Your Point of View
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