Camera Shutter Speed

Camera Shutter Speed

Choosing the right camera shutter speed

Camera shutter speed is very important for moving subjects.

Camera shutter speed, usually measured in fractions of a second, combined using the size of the aperture opening, determines just how much light reaches the film or sensor. More importantly, the shutter speed setting also affects the way moving

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How A Camera Works

How The Camera Works

Learn How A Camera Works With Light

Diagram of how the inside of a camera works with light to capture images.

Despite their visible differences, and varying use of electronics, all cameras essentially work in the same way. At the front is a lens, usually with a variable opening, which gathers light to create

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