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The nominal time for which a shutter is open at a given setting.
- ‘In the technique called panning, you use a slow shutter speed and move the camera to follow your subject.’
- ‘In shutter-priority mode you choose the shutter speed and the camera selects an appropriate corresponding aperture.’
- ‘Base your exposure on the existing light conditions, using a small aperture and the longest shutter speed available.’
- ‘Coordinating your two hands on the two controls takes some practice, but the slower the shutter speed, the more time you have to unravel the logistics.’
- ‘If you get a warning, either switch to a higher shutter speed or, if that's not an option, find something to rest the camera on - a fence post or porch rail, for example.’
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