DMC-FZ200 stream and waterfall photo over exposed

CotswoldsRetreat

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Hi everyone

Armed with my DMC-FZ200 I tried to take one of those cool photos where streams and waterfalls have that motion look.

I put the camera into Shutter priority mode and set the speed to 1 second to which the camera set the Aperture to the smallest setting on F8. As it was a sunny day I set the ISO to 100. When I pressed to focus the LCD screen went white to show that I was over exposed.

It seems to me I have nowhere to go. The ISO and Aperture are at their smallest levels and I need the Shutter at a slow speed to allow the stream and waterfall to take on the silky look.

Am I doomed not to be able to take these type of photos in good light?

Any hints and tips would be very much appreciated.
 

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an ND filter is what you're looking for
 
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CotswoldsRetreat

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Ha ha - I just Google ND filter and you're right!

Thank you for pointing me in the right direction.
 

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