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In general, the answer is "no" for the reasons explained in detail in the other answers given. In the typical situation the main focus should be on aperture as Rafael explains. But there are situations where the shutter speed should have priority. If you take pictures of fast moving objects like birds in flight, or you are moving fast yourself, e.g. you want ...


Since we all desire that our image is a winner, we want high acuity. This is an aperture that is (as a rule of thumb) 2 f/stops down from max. Thus the best ISO and shutter speed setting for general usage, causes this to happen. Also, a rule of thumb that is useful -- the minimum shutter speed to use is 1 over ISO. Thus is your setting is 100 ISO then 1/100 ...


Is it a good practice if I always use the highest shutter speed for regular shooting? It is not a good practice always doing the same thing. It is not a recipy. In my humble opinion I rarely think of the shutter speed first. I think first about the aperture, becouse, in most cases, the DOF has more weight on a composition than the speed. In second ...


You should base your decisions for shutter speed, aperture, and ISO, on your artistic needs, so that you achieve a correct exposure, the amount of bokeh/sharpness you desire, and low noise. See What is the "exposure triangle"? A high shutter speed will help to reduce shake, but it makes no difference after a certain point (typically cited as ...


It depends on what you mean by "highest". If you have enough light, then the first thing you should do is to reduce the ISO setting to the minimum, so that you can get as much light as possible on the sensor1. Lower ISO means less noise, more dynamics. If there is still enough light, then close the diaphragm a bit compared to is maximum possible aperture ...


No. If you have a faster shutter speed, you must be either increasing the aperture or the ISO to compensate. Both of those have effects on your photos, which may or may not be what you want: for example you may not want to shoot with your lens wide open, either because you want a greater depth of field or because you know your lens isn't sharp wide open.


I bet you have enabled safety shift mode, an option which overrides your setting in Tv and Av modes if the result, in combination with ISO and the automatically adjusted parameter, would be severely underexposed or overexposed. You should be able to disable this; check the camera's manual for how to do it on your particular model. On the Canon 6D, it's in ...

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