Shutter Speed: Shooting Pictures Handheld

Highway at night shot from a car using a slow shutter speed showing blurred light trails

To let the sensor of our camera capture an image, we have to feed it with light. Through the objective, i.e. a lens system, we project an image on the sensor with a chosen Depth Of Field (DOF). With the shutter speed we determine how long we will feed the sensor with light. read more