CPP: Shutter Speeds

Steve Kozak M.Photog.Cr., CPP

Feel completely at ease when you take the exam – even when big numbers are thrown your way! Steve Kozak talks about shutter speeds and their relationship with f-stops and what you’ll need to know about them for the test. He’ll also cover other topics, such as:

  • Camera settings for Shutter Speeds
  • Shutter speeds in regards to sensor, light, movement, focal length, and distance
  • Moving the Shutter Speed
  • Hand-held Speeds

This video is filled with examples and explanations to help you better understand and see the concepts in action. Go over the rules that every professional should know, and take away a better understanding of what will be on the exam!

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Steve Kozak Bio

Steve Kozak is an active member of the Professional Photographers of America and the Texas Professional Photographers Association. PPA Certified and having earned “Master of Photography” and the “Craftsman” degrees, his work has appeared in the prestigious “Loan Collection.” Professional recognition of his work includes the Masterpiece Award from Fuji Film USA and the Sunset Print Award from LexJet. He has served on the PPA Board of Directors and is a PPA qualified instructor for PPA Certification prep classes.

Steve has recorded over a dozen videos for the PPAedu program. These videos include classes on the fundamentals of photography, manual flash photography, exposure, opening a new studio as well as videos for CPP study preparation.


He has taught 19 years at the prestigious Texas School of Professional Photography and 16 years at Imaging USA.  He has also taught at the Mid-America Institute of Professional Photography, The East Coast School, and Image Explorations near Victoria, British Columbia.

Steve serves as the Executive Director of the Texas Professional Photographers Association.