Term - Shutter speed
|Shutter speed||SWPP and BPPA Photographic Glossary|
Saturday 31st January 2015
An action of the shutter that controls the duration of an exposure. The faster the speed the shorter the exposure. Shutter speed settings are given in the fraction of a second. Each setting is half the duration of the preceding one in a constant scale, marked on the shutter speed dial or ring.
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