Originally Posted by albada
Why 1/60? 1/15 would gain you two more stops, and still (barely) be hand-holdable.
Depends on the camera and lens (and I suppose the subject; cats and kids don't like to hold still for 1/15 of a second in my experience). And some people's hands are steadier than others', and so on.
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