Photography Basics: Understanding Shutter Speed

WorkshopPhotography Basics: Understanding Shutter Speed
Difficulty levelBeginners and beyond
Duration3 hours
Group size6 students max.

It's time to take your camera out and learn how to create incredible photos by learning how to control your shutter speed (S or Tv).

In this class you will learn about:

  • Freezing Motion: This is a great technique that is used for actions shots when you want to freeze moving subjects.photography_classes_NYC_shutter_speed
  • Panning: Is an effect that is also used for action shots or with moving subjects, like cars and bikers, where the background is blurred as you move the camera along with the subject.photography_classes_NYC_shutter_speed_2
  • Night Photography: You won't believe the amazing pictures you will be able to take at night after this class. You will take incredible cityscapes shots and and capture the light streaks of cars at night.


  • Painting with light: This technique you have probably seen in which you have a night shot and people use flashlights to write.photography_classes_NYC_shutter_speed_3

In this class you will learn to control your:

- Shutter Speed

- White Balance

- Exposure compensation

During this outdoors class, which is limited to 6 students, students will receive hands-on experience with their camera. This way students will learn how to adapt camera settings in different lighting situations.

Where will this class take place?

This class will be completely outdoors (whether permitting).


**Rain Location: PhotoUno Photography School

What type camera do I need for the class?

For this course you will need a DSLR camera, Mirrorless camera or Compact camera, which has Aperture (A/Av) Priority, Shutter (S/Tv) Priority and Manual Mode.


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