A Lesson on How Shutter Sync Works

Here’s an informative lesson on shutter sync by photographer Matthew Gore, who writes,

I made this video to provide a quick explanation of how focal-plane shutters work on SLR cameras, and why it’s important when using a flash.

We shared a similar tutorial back in February.

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  • Jacko

    great stuff… but you got the entire end wrong about the electronic shutter.. you still get the same problems as the reading does not happen all at the same time because of a rolling electronic shutter that is found in most cameras.

  • Anonymous

    Your web site is top-notch I will have to read it all, thank you for the diversion from my classwork!

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  • Imre Z. Balint

    I have a video about sync speed; part 2 of a 5 part series I did about flashes.