Amateur Photographer

Playing with shutter speed

Source:   Still or slow-moving people will be caught as ghostly figures  

Going long

Long exposures allow you to blur movement, and extremely long exposures enable you to blur slow movement like the transition of clouds across the sky. It's a technique that works especially well with landscapes shot in less-than-perfect weather, often making the sky look more dramatic and stormy or creating leading lines that pull your eye in to the main vista.

It's normally too bright during the day to shoot an exposure measured in whole seconds

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