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Canon EOS 6D: From Snapshots to Great Shots by Colby Brown

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Using Shutter Priority (Tv) Mode to Stop Motion

In Chapter 3, we covered the shooting modes on the 6D. Tv, or Shutter Priority, mode gives you full control over the shutter speed but chooses the aperture for you. It’s commonly used in sports and action photography because it gives you the ability to adjust your shutter speed on the fly (Figure 4.4).

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Figure 4.4. I used a fast shutter speed to capture this bald eagle on a tree branch in Alaska.

One of the biggest challenges of shooting images at fast shutter speeds is having enough light available. Remember that your shutter speed controls the duration that light is allowed to hit your sensor. ...

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