- In the first part of this series,…we went over a lot of numbers related…to shutter speed and aperture.…Numbers can be confusing to a lot of people,…but I hope you weren't overwhelmed,…because the exposure calculations…that we've been talking about…are really very simple…when you remember that a stop is a doubling…or halving of light.…So when you see shutter speeds listed as 1/250,…1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000,…when you recognize those as doublings,…it becomes pretty easy to realize…that going from 1/250 to 1/500…means cutting the amount of light in your exposure in half.…
Now there's one odd shutter speed…in the whole stop shutter speed list.…Here are the traditional whole stop shutter speeds.…1/60, 1/125, 1/250,…1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000.…That jump in there from 1/60 to 1/125.…That's the only one in the list…that's not a perfect doubling.…Doubling 1/60 should result in 1/120,…so is there some significance to 1/125 of a second?…Some reason it's not a perfect doubling?…No.…
For all practical purposes,…you can think of it as one stop brighter than 1/60…
- Shooting sharp images
- Assessing your camera's high ISO options
- How aperture affects depth of field
- Lens speed
- Previewing depth of field
- Depth of field in the real world
- Manual mode
- Controlling motion
- Shooting raw
- Shooting with post-production in mind
Skill Level Beginner
Learning Natural Light Portrait Photographywith Chris Orwig2h 30m Intermediate
1. Shutter Speed in Depth
2. Aperture in Depth
3. More Shooting Modes
4. Shooting Strategies
Where to go from here2m 53s
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