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Digital Photo Assignments by Steve Anchell

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Assignment 3Horizontal Motion

“Taking an image, freezing a moment, reveals how rich reality truly is.”

—Anonymous

Purpose: To Demonstrate the Effect of Shutter Speed on Moving Subjects.

  • Set the exposure mode to Shutter Priority (S), Nikon, or Time value (Tv), Canon.
  • Do each of these as many times as necessary to get the hang of them.
  • 1. Set your shutter at 1/30 and instruct your partner to run past you at a moderate speed. As they enter the frame, take a photo.
FIGURE 3.1 The three photos demonstrate practical applications of fast and slow shutter speed. A fast shutter speed is able to freeze even the fastest runner. Model: Michelle Fok. 1/125 second at f/8. Photo by Tiffany Cha; 20mm lens; Sony ALT-A57.

FIGURE 3.1 The three photos demonstrate practical applications of fast and slow shutter speed. A fast shutter speed is able to freeze even the fastest runner. Model: Michelle Fok. 1/125 ...

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