What is the difference between fast shutter speed and a slow shutter speed?
Slow shutter speed - keeps the shutter curtain open for longer periods of time, e.g. when you shoot at night or in fading low light. Fast shutter speeds are used to capture action or when scene you are trying to shoot is well lit. In this case the shutter opens and closes in a fraction of a second!
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Answer . 1. High light. 2. Action. 3. High ISO.
fast.....slow would allow more movement to be captured.
You neeed to use a fast shutter speed to freeze any sort of action when you are photographing sports, action or even fast moving wildlife or birds. Usually well over 1/500th o…f a second. You may need to change your ISO setting to 400 to 800 if you want to use high shutter speeds, on not-so-bright days, that are overcast, cloudy or without sunlight.
All motion is blurred and more chance of blur if you have a shaky hand
There are two reasons I would use a fast shutter speed. The first is to stop action. The other is if I want to use a wide aperture to reduce depth of field. In the really old… days we had a table called Exposure Value. It went from EV 1 to, I think, EV 22. Let's say my meter says I need to use EV 8 to properly expose a picture, and EV 8 could be... 1 second at f/32 1/2 second at f/22 1/4 second at f/16 1/8 second at f/11 1/16 second at f/8 1/32 second at f/5.6 and so on and so forth. Now I have a decision to make: do I want to stop action, which would call for a fast shutter, or to get lots of the picture from foreground to background in sharp focus? If I want stopped action, I use a wide aperture and fast shutter; for depth of field I do the opposite.
I would say above 1/250th , normally used to stop camera shake, or subject blur.
Generally a higher shutter speed such as 1/500 is required tocapture the image of a fast moving object without a blur. Somecameras have an automatic setting for this.
An introduction to Shutter Speed and Aperture: Both of the above variables help control the amount of light that reaches the film (or in a digital camera, the CCD sensor), h…owever they have differing affects on the resultant photograph. The shutter is a sheet that moves to uncover or obscure the film or CCD and normally obstructs the passage of light. The aperture is a hole in an optical diaphragm which can be varied in size to alter the amount of light entering the lens (a lot like the pupil and iris of a human eye). In general to maintain a good exposure, if you lengthen the shutter speed (allowing more time for light to reach the film or sensor) you must decrease the aperture size (to allow less light into the lens in the first place) and vice versa. Mathematical Relationship: In photography and other branches of optics, the aperture size of a given lens is often described as an F-ratio or F-stop number. This is the ratio of the aperture diameter to the focal length of the specific lens. This is expressed as N F = F / D A Where: N F = F-Number F = Focal length of lens D A = Aperture Diameter As such the mathematical relationship between shutter speed and aperture diameter is directly proportional (when the shutter speed gets higher, the aperture must get larger to maintain correct exposure) and the mathematical relationship between the shutter speed and F-stop number is inversely proportional (as the shutter speed decreases, the F-Stop number must increase - meaning that the aperture diameter is decreasing to avoid over exposing the image). This is known as a reciprocal relationship. However, when the shutter is slowed down beyond a certain point or the effective shutter speed is made extremely fast (via the use of strobe lighting), the purely mathematical relationship fails. This is known as reciprocity failure. Rather than explain it here, search for the question "What is reciprocity failure" (hopefully, no one changes the wording of the question). Their use in photography: Fast shutter speeds will "freeze" the object in the frame whereas slow shutter speeds will cause moving objects to blur (which can be a very effective technique when photographing flowing water / waterfalls). A very low shutter speed will actually cause moving objects to disappear from a photograph totally and is a common technique used by architectural photographers to ensure that moving people or vehicles do not appear in photographs of buildings. A small aperture (higher F number) will create greater depth of field, which is the distance in front and behind the point of interest which is being focused on. This is useful in landscape photography where you wish to include detail in the whole of the image. A large aperture (lower F number) will greatly reduce the depth of field, meaning that less distance in front and behind the point of focus will be sharp. This is very commonly used in portrait and wildlife photography where you wish to isolate the subject of interest from the potentially distracting background. Please see the related links.
These two features of a camera are independent of each other in a mechanical sense, but their combined operation determines the exposure of the film (or CCD ) to the light. … The Shutter Speed is the time over which light is allowed to reach the film. This will range from 1/60 second up to 1/1000 second, but exposures outside that range are common. The f-stop is a number representing the amount of light allowed by the lens to reach the film. This number represents the ratio of the diameter of the opening in the lens, to the focal length of the lens. The range of f-stops will very from below 1 (exceptional) to 30 or so. As you can see, these two numbers have similar effects on exposure; a low f-stop will allow more light into the camera, and a low shutter speed will do the same. In modern cameras, these features will often be completely automated, though better cameras will allow the user some control over them. The availability of Rare Earths has allowed modern lens design much great freedom - aspheric lenses, very compact lens design, and so on. [Note. The rare earths are so called only because they are less common than other 'earths' such as limestone and magnesia. Lanthanum, one of the Rare Earth Elements of interest in optics is present at about 30 parts per million on the surface of the Earth - not rare at all.]
I suggest asking someone who knows about cameras
Yes. To do this, you have to change the mode in SCN. Then, select the long shutter effect ( press the right button or the flash button ). it is located at the last. then, to c…hange the shutter speed, press the up button or the exposure button. to adjust the speed, just press the left or right button. the shutter speed goes from 1-15 seconds only. I hope this is the answer to your question. Excuse me for my explanation coz I am not really good at it.
Lets you take more pictures in a shorter time
A fast shutter speed on a camera allows it to take good quality pictures in bright areas, such as outside on a very sunny day. The fast shutter speed prevents more light from …entering the camera lens.
Shutter speeds determine the length of time that the shutter is open, and that the film or sensor receives light. If I wanted to freeze the motion of a speeding car for exampl…e, I would need to have the shutter open for a very short period of time. If I wanted to show that the car is moving, I would leave the shutter open for a bit longer. Many different effects can be achieved by changing the shutter speed.
Depends on the Action actually , by general rule make it anywherebetween 1/250-1/4000s