View Full Version : Shooting in the rain
4th of May 2009 (Mon), 13:43
I know you want to use a slower shutter speed to get some movement in the wheels to avoid the look of the car just sitting there. When it's raining and you're able to get water spray does that mean you can now shoot faster shutter speeds or do you still need that movement in the wheels?
4th of May 2009 (Mon), 17:46
I guess this comes down to the individual shot, some work with a freeze frame shot, others don't. General rule would be that if you want to convey speed, then you will need wheel blur. The shots you posted work pretty well, but then again the wheels are not particularly visible to begin with so you can get away with it as the water vapors make up for the lack of any other reference point to suggest speed.
6th of May 2009 (Wed), 10:13
I can't see any justification in reaching for a higher shutter speed simply be because it is raining.
6th of May 2009 (Wed), 12:24
Given that cars tend to be a bit slower in the wet, i would suggest that higher shutter speeds would be even sillier than in the dry...
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