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Shutter Speed

07 May 2008 on Learning

Shutter Speed is the length of time the camera shutter is open and it is alos known as the exposure time.

Some factors affecting shutter speed:

  1. total exposure is proportional to exposure time/light reaching the image sensor of a DSLR
  2. faster shutter speed requires a larger aperture, and slower shutter speed requires a smaller aperture

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Some links on Shutter and Shutter speed

Measurement standard for Shutter Speed: