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Author: Rhiannon D'Averc

Using Fast Shutter Speeds With Landscape and Nature Photography

You’ve probably read a lot about using a slow shutter speed to capture nature and landscapes in a way that looks fantastic. Stars streaking across the sky, rivers and streams in full flow, and many other natural phenomena look great at a slow shutter speed. But when might you want to dial it up instead? These are the best ways to use fast shutter speeds to create a striking effect.

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3 Ways to Use Shutter Speed Creatively

Shutter speed is a very important setting, but it is one that is curiously often overlooked. We tend to set our speed to whatever is recommended for our personal requirements – 1/125 for studio photography, for example, or 1/1000+ for action shots. However, by using it in a creative way, you can actually produce photographs that have a lot more interest about them. Here are some tips for getting started.

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4 Steps To More Creative Landscape Photography

Landscape photography can follow two different fields of thought. In one, the beauty of the image comes from the landscape, and there is no need to exaggerate or change that. In other words, each photographer visiting the same scene can capture the same image. In another field of thought, the photographer should leave his or her mark on the scene, capturing it in a new and unique way that has never been seen before. Here’s what to do if you want to be more creative and stand out from the crowd.

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6 Tips for Using People in Your Landscape Photos

While landscape photography and portraiture can seem to be very separate fields, the truth is that they can easily overlap. One of the most compelling ways to tell the story of a landscape is to show humans in context. If you struggle to add people to your landscape images effectively, or you have never tried it before, these tips will help you take it to the next level.

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