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shutter speed

noun, Photography
speed (def 5b).
Origin of shutter speed
1885-90 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Rain, sun, wind and a slow shutter speed combined to make this photo possible.
  • Animals appear and disappear quickly, so always be prepared to snap a photo and set your camera on a fast shutter speed.
  • shutter speed, white balance, photography equipment and printing are some of the topics covered in this day-long tour.
  • If you have good light and you're at a fairly high shutter speed, it's going to be a brilliant color photograph.
  • More than likely, the blurry photographs you're getting are a result of a shutter speed that's too slow.
  • The other factor is that using such a large aperture in bright daylight conditions requires an extremely fast shutter speed.
  • In low light, camera phones slow the shutter speed to let in more light and have a longer opportunity to capture movement.
  • If you have calm air you can get away with a surprisingly show shutter speed.
  • The set linked to above also has a pinhole attachment that fixes the aperture, forcing you to adjust shutter speed to compensate.
  • Bracketing means shooting three frames, changing the aperture or shutter speed to increase and decrease the amount of light.

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