Join Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke for an in-depth discussion in this video Shutter priority, part of Photography 101 (2012).
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To switch your camera into shutter priority mode. …You'll be looking at the dial on top of your DSLR. …On a Canon, it's actually under the letters TV. …It stands for Time Valuation. It's a little bit odd, but that is what …shutter priority is called on a Canon. On a Nikon, it's simply S for Shutter priority. …And on the Sony, it's also S. I think on most DSLRs outside of Cannon.…
You're going to find that it says S for shutter priority. …So what does this actually mean? Well, first of all, when you set the …camera to shutter priority. This means that you as the photographer …gets to choose the shutter speed. And the camera's going to choose the …aperture automatically to give you a proper exposure. …So why would you want to choose the shutter speed, and what is a shutter speed anyway? …Well, let's talk about that first. Let's talk about what a shutter speed …actually is. When you take a picture, there's a …shutter that opens which lets light through the lens and into the film plane, …in the days of film. But now to the digital sensor in the …
- 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 11s 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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