• Shutters open and close just like window shutters
  • Shutter speed controls the duration of light entering the camera.
  • Shutter speeds are set in fractions of a second
  • Each major shutter speed is known as a 'stop'
  • Aperture or Shutter Speed priority - which one should you use?
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