The common rule of thumb is that for handheld photography, shutter speed needs to be the inverse of focal length or shorter to avoid blur caused by camera shake; image stabilization gives you a factor ...
I've heard different rule of thumbs for shutter speed. Some will say that it should be no slower than 1/60. Some will say that it should be 1/Focal length. Yet some others will say that to be ...
What would be the slowest shutter speed possible while using a monopod and would it make more sense having IS turned on while using a monopod for slow shutter speed?
I am going thru a trade off decision between a 24-70 f2.8 lens and a 24-105 f4 IS lens from Canon. My dilemma is that the 24-105 focal length better matches my needs, but the f2.8 would occasionally ...
Most of the time when I'm out I'm shooting, my camera is in Av mode. I've selected the aperture size I want and I'm letting the camera decide on the correct shutter speed and ISO that are required to ...
How can I determine the minimum shutter speed at which I can effectively avoid camera shake while hand-holding the camera?