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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.

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