How to photograph anything: best camera settings for street photography

How to photograph anything: best camera settings for street photography

Best camera settings for street photography with movement

Best camera settings for street photography with movement

Add a sense of speed to your shots of people walking or racing traffic by panning the camera with the moving subject.

With your camera set to Shutter Priority, set a shutter speed of 1/15sec, and then try a slower speed such as 1/8sec or even 1/4sec, togive more blur for slow-moving subjects.

How to set up your camera to add movement to your street photography

Shutter speed   1/15 sec
In Shutter Priority exposure mode, use the input dial to select a shutter speed of 1/15sec. Take some test shots, and choose a longer shutter speed for more blur, or a shorter one for less blur.

Drive mode   Continuous
In the drive mode settings, you need to select the Continuous Shooting mode, and then shoot in short bursts of three or four shots to capture moving subjects.

Exposure mode   Shutter Priority (S or Tv)

Aperture   Set by camera

ISO   200

Lens   18-200mm

Focus mode   Servo or Continuous

White balance   Auto

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