Okay, so you are ready to shoot! The last major step to getting professional-looking headshots with minimal gear is getting the right camera settings. In this video, learn some tips and quick equations to getting the right camera setting for capturing professional-looking headshots.
- So I want to talk a little bit about motion blur, … and ways to avoid getting any motion blur in your image. … So, as I said earlier, you do always want to shoot … with the longest lens that you have. … But what happens when you shoot at a longer focal length? … You run the risk of having a little bit … of motion blur as you're taking the photo. … So the longer the lens you have … the more sensitive your camera image is going to be … to capturing motion blur, because basically it's moving more … as you have a longer zoom lens. … A good rule to follow when shooting with the longer lenses … is that your shutter speed needs to be two times the length … of your focal length of your lens. … So for example, I have a 50 millimeter lens here in my hand. … And so if I'm shooting with this 50 millimeter prime lens, … I want to make sure that my shutter speed is faster … than one, 100th of a second, … because 100 is two times 50, right? … So keep that in mind when you're shooting, … when you're changing around your shutter speed. …
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