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photography Course - Shutter speed for Beginner

Photography course - Course No 3: Shutter speed and movement (Beginner level)

Photography course - Course No 3 : Shutter speed and movement (Beginner level)

3h30

Beginner: master your camera

How can movement be captured in photography? Or, on the other hand, how can you freeze the action of a scene?

Managing the exposure time – or the shutter speed – of the camera is the answer to these two questions and is, just like the depth of field, a key parameter in photography. This parameter allows the light to hit the digital sensor for a defined amount of time, which will freeze or blur a movement.

In this case, you will have once again a wide array of creative possibilities: blur or freeze the action, get a panning (a moving subject is frozen in a blurry surrounding).

This workshop will teach you how to:

  • Use the “S” and “Tv” shooting modes
  • Make pannings of moving subjects
  • Freeze the movement of a subject
  • Use blur to suggest movement and bring dynamism to your pictures

Key Details

Prerequisites: to fully benefit from the teaching of Workshop 3, it is preferable to have attended Workshop 1 & 2 beforehand.

  • This course lasts 3h30 and includes a theoretical explanation, a central practical part and a debriefing of the course.
  • This beginner's course is part of a series of 4 introductory workshops for beginners, offered separately: workshops 1, 2, 3 & 4. Ordering all 4 at the same time results in a discount.
  • Depending on the number of trainees, the course can be completed in 2.5, 3 or 3.5 hours. With a very small number of participants, the quality of the course and the time left to each participant to ask questions, allows the duration of the course to be reduced in order to keep the dates chosen and avoid cancellations. For more information, see our General Terms and Conditions of Sale.

A meet up form will be sent to participants a few days before the date of each workshop, with the exact location of the meeting and the teacher's contact details.

Participants under 18 years old can take part in our courses (under certain conditions, see article here in our help centre).

In short...

How can movement be captured in photography? Or, on the other hand, how can you freeze the action of a scene?

Practical info

Level : Beginner
All camera brands are accepted
Accepted cameras
Bridge or Hybrid  |  Digital Medium Format  |  Reflex Camera SLR
7 Maximum number of participants
Duration 3h30
Workshop in English

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