Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Changing shutter speed, part of Photography 101 (2012).
Shutter priority mode, allows you to choose the shutter speed, and the camera …figures out everything else. So, if you wanted to, for example freeze …action, or deliberately blur the action, that's what shutter speed is used for. …So we're going to do a couple different shots here. …First off I'm going to freeze the action of our model here Jackie, who's going to be …shaking her hair back and forth now. We're going to use a high shutter speed to …freeze the hair in midair. In the second shot, we're going to do with a …slower shutter speed, is I'm going to have Jackie run across this plaza here. …And I'm going to follow her with the camera, tracking her, so that she's relatively …sharp, but the background gets nicely motion blurred.…
So let's start off with the high shutter speed. …I'm going to go ahead and set this to about five hundredth of a second and let's see …what we can get I'm going to get down nice and low, and go for it Jackie (audio playing) …All right, let's see what we got here. Now, as you can see here, we have …
- Carry and hold that DSLR like a pro
- Stabilizing the camera: from hands to water glasses to tripods
- Using aperture, shutter speed, and ISO
- What the buttons do
- Manually controlling your autofocus
- Working with flash
- Thinking creatively
- Buying new gear
Skill Level Beginner
Photography 101: Shooting in Low Lightwith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke56m 7s Appropriate for all
Photography 101: Shooting Macros and Close-Upswith Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke1h 14m Appropriate for all
1. Carry and Hold That DSLR Like a Pro
2. Stabilizing the Camera: From Hands to Water Glasses to Tripods
3. P Is Not for Perfect
4. Settings in the Real World
5. Pushing Your Buttons
6. Manually Controlling Your Autofocus
7. Flash Lights
8. Upgrading Your Light
9. Changing Your Point of View
10. Buying New Gear
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