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Understanding Frame Rates vs Shutter Speed

A primer on understanding the relationship between the two

Photo by Julius Drost on Unsplash

Confusing comparisons

Frame rates vs. shutter speed. This is a topic worth addressing because I often hear beginning filmmakers make the comment, “I’m shooting at a 1/30 frame rate.” What they really mean though is shutter speed.




Film Riot is a how-to trip through filmmaking from the hyper-active minds of the Connolly Brothers. From how to make great effects to following us through production, Film Riot explores the art of filmmaking in a way you’ve never seen.

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