Camera Works 2
Lab 1: Shutter Speed
Worth 5%, Due on your blog by the end of the period.
Check with me that I have received it before you leave
Borrow a tripod
- Shoot in a busy area of Dawson
- Use a very slow shutter speed (as slow as you can go through use of a low ISO and a small aperture opening [large f#])
- The purpose is to have a lot of ghosting of moving elements. So much so that some people may disappear
- On your blog submit one of these images, where there is some ghosting. Include your aperture, shutter and ISO choices on your blog.
- Shoot hand held with slow shutter speeds
- Steady yourself using walls, your pose, pressing gently on the shutter release, etc.
- Start at 1/200 or go incrementally slower (by one stop each time)
- See which image does not have camera shake
- On your blog submit your slowest shutter image where there is no handshake. Also include a screen shot of this image zoomed in at 100%. Include what this shutter speed is. Describe how you steadied yourself.
- Shoot motion frozen and motion blurred
- You can model for each other (jumping, running, tossing a ball in the air, etc.)
- Shoot the same motion frozen and blurred
- On your blog submit one of each image. Give camera settings for each image and describe how you had to adjust your aperture and/or ISO in order to get the desired shutter speeds. Also describe how these different interpretations of motion make the images feel.
Do more than simply fulfill a technical exercise. Try to make interesting images. Be creative, think about light and composition, etc. A total of 5 images (including the screen shot) should be on your blog, with the descriptions requested.