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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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The simplest way to do this is to set the camera to Shutter Priority (S for Nikon, Av for Canon) and dial-in the shutter speed you want, let's say two seconds.
The Exif data of the two shots will tell you the first one was shot at ISO 1600 with 1/11 shutter speed. In comparison, the second shot was taken in ISO 3200 with the shutter open for 1/5 seconds.
Perhaps the Smart HDR system is choosing the base frame with the longer shutter speed to capture more light.
There's also auto-exposure control to keep your Instax photos correctly exposed, with a sensor that also adjusts shutter speed according to available light.
GROUP 3-winning filly Shutter Speed has left John Gosden's Newmarket stable to continue her career in the US.
It even has manual mode where more advanced users can adjust exposure, ISO, focus, white balance and shutter speed, with the results being visible on the screen as changes are made.