Using the Right Settings for Waterfall Photography

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So, you know how to use your ISO, aperture, and shutter for outdoor photography, but which should you be prioritizing over the others? For my outdoor waterfall photography, I always prioritize my shutter speed over everything else. Waterfall photography is beautiful because of the way in which outdoor photographers can manipulate time and motion with moving water, making it smooth and dreamy. It’s because of this that photographers should give shutter speed its due importance for waterfall photography. In this section, I’ll tell you a simple exposure triangle trick for stunning waterfall photographs as well as what kind of motion in your waterfalls to look for based on your photographic style.

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