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Lighting Basics:  Controlling Background Exposure with Shutter Speed

Lighting Basics: Controlling Background Exposure with Shutter Speed

Here is a simple technique that, with practice, can give you greater flexibility in your pictures. In the following photos, notice the difference in the exposure of the background. The slower the shutter speed, the lighter the background; however the exposure on the subject remains constant. How is this possible? In order to achieve these […]