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Old Nov 26, 2009, 5:05 PM   #1
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I am shooting in manual mode for indoor photos. My camera has 60 and 160 for shutter speed. I need to no what would be 1/60 for shutter speed, is it 60 or 160? Thanks.
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Old Nov 26, 2009, 8:45 PM   #2
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160 is 1/160 second.

60 is 1/60 second.

The values on the shutter speed scale are all the denominators in the fraction of a second duration of the exposure, with 1 being the numerator.

The exception to that is when the shutter speed is longer than one second. In that case, the value will be followed by the seconds symbol ("). For instance 15" means the shuter speed is 15 seconds, not 1/15 second.
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