Magic Shutter Speeds!

Pier at Fort Meyrs Beach, Florida
30 seconds, f/11, ISO 200, 105mm

Once you understand that shutter speed controls both the exposure and the appearance of motion, you can combine the two for creative effects. The 30 second shutter speed in this shot enabled me to make a picture in the dim light after sunset and allowed the waves to smooth out, creating a calm scene. Learn more ways to use your gear in Creative Camera Techniques beginning September 10, 2019, in Missoula, Montana. Click here to register.