Definition of shutter speed in English:

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shutter speed

Pronunciation: /ˈSHədər spēd/


The time for which a shutter is open at a given setting.
Example sentences
  • In shutter-priority mode you choose the shutter speed and the camera selects an appropriate corresponding aperture.
  • In the technique called panning, you use a slow shutter speed and move the camera to follow your subject.
  • Base your exposure on the existing light conditions, using a small aperture and the longest shutter speed available.
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