What is the meaning of 'opening the shutter' in reference to photography?

Answer in photography a shutter is a devise that when opened allows light to pass through for a predetermined length of time and 'create a photograph'

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Whitch shutter speed would be best for sports photography?

Most DSLR's include a "Sports" shutter speed function. That's what i use so my images arern't blurry. Hope this helps!

What is mean by dpi with reference to photography?

dots per inch, but it's not a term specific to photography

How many seconds is a normal shutter speed i have a nikon n80 with adjustable shutter speed and i was wondering what the noraml shutter speed is?

Shutter speed depends upon available light, aperture, the subject, and camera settings. If a picture is being taken in low light with a slow lens (larger aperture number), then the shutter may need... Read More »

What shutter speed setting allows the photographer to keep the shutter open indefinaltely?

Hello, not all cameras have this setting, but on SLR's the setting is called "BULB". This refers to the old cable release device which had an air filled plastic bulb on one end. When the bulb was p... Read More »