A great advantage of running a photography blog is the people you meet and seeing so much brilliant work that inspires you. Recently Pier got in touch via the comments section and we have now exchanged work and blog posts. This is a great way to stay motivated espcially when you are in a creative rut. Todays blog post comes from Pier and it’s a great read, its all about making use of the shutter speed options. Follow him on his blog or over on Instagram @phppi_official
I have decided to write a few articles on the most basic aspects of photography, which will become natural as you start mastering this art. However, I remember struggling with them when I first started – and I guess that most of us have a similar experience.
This series is called: ‘Photography Basics’ and will be divided into four main parts: shutter speed, aperture, ISO and composition. I will try to cover the fundamental concepts and see how they can be applied to street photography especially.
Today, I am going to talk about the shutter speed, which is a fundamental variable to master and can open up to many artistic opportunities.
First of all, the shutter is a curtain placed just in front of the sensor – or film. Depending on the time it stays opened, it will let more or less light come through and hit the sensor or film. Therefore…
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