Hummingbird Shutter Speed

Hummingbird Shutter Speed. If you use too slow of a speed, you'll notice that the birds' wings are blurry and hard to see. And the shutter speed was 1/3200 at f8 with a flash set at 1/32 power setting.

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Use a fast shutter speed. 1/60s is usually the minimum shutter speed you’ll want to use when shooting a fixed subject handheld with a lens that has a focal length of 50mm or less to avoid blurry shots from camera shake. And the shutter speed was 1/3200 at f8 with a flash set at 1/32 power setting.

Since we are using flash we need to keep the shutter speed at or below the camera's max flash sync speed.

Besides being colorful and often iridescent, hummingbirds are also unique compared to other birds. Unfortunately most cameras run short of this shutter speed. It is amazing how far the wings travel in 1000th of a sec. The shutter speed usually ranges from about 1/8000th of a second on the fast end to 30 seconds on the long/slow end (will likely be displayed as 30″ on your camera), and finally, to bulb (infinite).