Module Five: Using Shutter Speed

Module overview:


  • A recap on the Principles of Exposure

  • How Shutter Speed affects exposure and movement within an image

  • Setting Shutter Speed to freeze or blur movement

  • Using Shutter Speed creatively

  • Setting your camera into Continuous Burst

  • An introduction to long exposure techniques (practical sessions will be available in additional workshops)

  • Practical session with feedback

  • Progress check on your personal goals

  • Photo challenge 5


By the end of the session you will be able to:


Understand how Shutter Speed affects your photo

Use Shutter Speed priority mode

Understand different Shutter Speeds and how to use them creatively for various photo types

Set your camera into Continuous Burst mode

This module runs on the following dates for the next programmes:

April/October 2019 programme:
Parndon Mill:                 Friday 20th September:       10am - 1pm
June 2019/January 2020 programme:
Tudor House Gallery:    Saturday 16th Nov:              14.30 - 17.30pm

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