Seascape Photography Tips: using your 10-stop ND filter for ultra long exposures

Seascape Photography Tips: using your 10-stop ND filter for ultra long exposures

Seaside Photography Tips – 04 How to calculate exposure

Seaside Photography Tips - How to calculate exposure

A 30-second exposure will smooth the sea and sky – this translates to a 1/30 sec shutter speed with no filter (see below).

Set Shutter Priority mode and 1/30 sec, take a test shot (without the filter attached), and take a note of the aperture set by the camera.

Now set Manual exposure mode, dial in 30 secs and the aperture suggested by the camera, attach the filter and take your shot; examine the histogram then tweak settings as required.

PAGE 1: Seaside Photography Tips – 01 Break the rules!
PAGE 2: Seaside Photography Tips – 02 Camera settings
PAGE 3: Seaside Photography Tips – 03 Attach the filter
PAGE 4: Seaside Photography Tips – 04 How to calculate exposure (free cheat sheet)
PAGE 5: Seaside Photography Tips – 05 Beach challenges
PAGE 6: Seaside Photography Tips – 06 When to shoot?
PAGE 7: Which filter to use for long-exposure seascapes

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