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Exercise 3, Shutter Priority

Deliverables
Shoot two stop-action photos each of  slow, medium speed action.
Shoot two panning shots of slow or medium speed action.
Total deliverables: six photos (four stop action, two panning shots).

Stop Action
To stop action, use shutter speed 1/125, 1/250 or 1/500,
The faster the action, the faster shutter speed you will need.
Hold camera steady.

Panning
To pan action, use shutter speeds 1/15 or 1/30.
Follow your subject, camera should be moving during exposure.
Use busy background for best results.

Focus
Use manual or auto focus.
Subject must be sharp.

Three factors of motion to stop action.
Subject speed – fast subject speed needs faster shutter speed.
Subject distance – closer subject needs fast shutter speed.
Angle of motion to camera. Acute angle needs faster shutter.