How to photograph anything: best camera settings for street photography

    | Photography Tips | 08/07/2013 00:01am
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    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

    PAGE 1: Best camera settings for candid street photography
    PAGE 2: Best camera settings for street photography with movement
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