Tag Archive: Shutter speed

How To! References for beginner and improver photographers

A list of posts you might like if you are working on your photography

10 ways to incorporate the background into your photograph’s narrative

One of the things that differentiates a ‘snap’ from a professional-looking photograph is how the photographer deals with the background. This post discusses how awareness of your background can make your photographs better.

5 pointers that help you with panning

Building on the previous how-to posts, this piece describes how to achieve successful panning shots

What Settings Should Be Used for Motion Blur?

This post builds on the last two #togtips posts. It discusses how to achieve motion blur and gives a few practice questions

Getting The Light Right – understanding exposure

This builds on the last how-to post with a way of thinking and useful practice tool for getting to grips with how aperture, shutter speed and ISO can be combined to get the narrative you want.

Why there are no ideal camera settings

Don’t let the camera take the artistic decisions in your photography! This post for beginners talks about basic camera settings and how to get the correct exposure.

shutter speed with London Busses

A couple of weeks ago my Level One City Academy students asked if I could post something on shutter speed. The example I use in the lessons is one of a toy windmill… Continue reading