03 May Slowing Time with the Fuji X-T10: Why The long Exposure?
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Now, in case you were wondering, a long exposure photo is when the camera’s shutter remains open capturing one image over a relatively longer time than normal. To quote Wikipedia on the subject, “Long-exposure, time-exposure, or slow-shutter photography involves using a long-duration shutter speed to sharply capture the stationary elements of images while blurring, smearing, or obscuring the moving elements.” More info can be found here on Wikipedia.
To achieve the long exposure affect you need to trick the camera into thinking the scene you are capturing is darker than what it is in reality and to compensate, the camera will open the shutter for longer in an attempt to let in more light. This is normally achieved by using a filter (a neutral density filter) and placing it in front of the camera lens blocking some of the light from hitting the sensor…
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