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shutter speed

In a still camera, the length of time that the shutter is open, exposing the film (analog) or CCD or CMOS sensor (digital) to light for a single image. In a camcorder, the shutter speed is the frame speed; for example, 24, 30 or 60 frames per second (fps). See exposure and shutter lag.
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1/16,000 sec High Shutter Speed (Electronic Shutter): The LUMIX GX8 offers highest electronic shutter speed at max.
Landscapes: Motion and blur: With cars, trains and trams on the move at night, you can get some great blur effects by hand-holding your camera set to a slow shutter speed (3 to 5 seconds).
That is why we have variable shutter speeds available on our cameras.
My photographic idea depends as much on how fast they are spinning as on my choice of shutter speed, I had to shoot more than 50 pictures of these dancers at various points in their routine and at various shutter speeds to get it right.
Both new lenses offer improved Image Stabilization, providing the equivalent shutter speed of approximately four steps faster in addition to enhanced durability and operability through thoroughly re-designed optical and mechanical components.
When capturing movement and sport action always remember, the higher the shutter speed the better to freeze the action.
I reached for my Nikon D300s camera, set it at ISO 400, with a shutter speed of 1/500th of a second.
Each pixel acts as its own camera with an independent shutter speed, optimizing exposure time for every picture detail.
Amberg freezes this action and reaction with a very fast shutter speed.
Just as a photographer has to use a shutter speed of one-thousandth of a second or less to snap clear pictures of a sprinter moving at 10 meters per second, chemists seeking clear "pictures" of fleeting molecular rotations and oscillations must use light pulses that are shorter than the time required for the motions, Smith explains.
Enhanced with a telephoto lens, high shutter speed with the assistance of a monopod or tripod capture this natural wonder.