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Old May 21, 2006, 7:34 AM   #1
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Hi, does anyone know what aperture and shutter speed I should set my camera at (s9500) if i want to take a photo of water, i.e at the beach. To still the water and also to make it look blurry.

Thanks amanda x
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Old May 21, 2006, 8:14 AM   #2
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set your camera to Shutter priority mode and use shutter speed 1/500-1/1000 to freeze water movement and 1/3-3"-5" (depends on how strong you want the effect to be) to blur it. Watch for underexposure with fast shutter speed and overexposure with slow shutter speed. With a slow shutter speed it's a good idea to use a tripod to avoid a camera shake and you might need an ND (neutral density filter). There is a thread with examples here:



PS. Amanda, I think it's time to show us some pics:lol:

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