Whenever we shoot while hand-holding the camera, it’s impossible to keep the camera from moving around. No matter how steady the photographer’s hands are…no human can hold a camera perfectly still.
This usually isn’t a problem while shooting outdoors during the day. Enough ambient light is available from the sun, even under thick clouds, to keep the shutter speed well above the “motion blur due to camera movement” threshold.
But, when we shoot at dusk or dawn, at night, or indoors without a powerful flash, the shutter speed slows down significantly (assuming a constant aperture and ISO). And in these situations, we inevitably have to ask the following question:
If you’ve been to my website previously, this shot may look somewhat familiar. The road depicted here is in Hunt Valley, Maryland, adjacent to the north side of Shawan Road, just east of The Oregon Grille restaurant. Every fall, I head over to the road and photograph the foliage. The above photograph was taken this morning.
Hi folks. If you have any interest or curiosity in learning more about how to capture interior architectural photographs, please check out my latest article in the online publication Digital-Photography-School.com:
For those of you who may be interested in visiting Yosemite to capture one of the many waterfalls cascading over the granite cliffs, the ideal time of year is mid to late April. During that time frame, the snow melt off the mountain tops is at full force, instigating the high rate of flow over the waterfall.