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How I Got the Shot: Oregon Coast

During a recent workshop on the Oregon Coast, I was presented with a common problem: I wanted to do a long exposure shot to enhance a somewhat boring sky, but the wind was blowing around grasses in the foreground and they would be hopelessly blurry with a long shutter speed image. How to handle this?? […]

Using Shutter Speed to Tell the Story

by Jane Palmer In the next few posts, I want to closely examine each of the 3 legs of the exposure triangle. The exposure triangle is something all new photographers have to come to terms with. Learning the relationship between aperture, shutter speed, and ISO is a fundamental skill and a deep understanding of how […]