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The Effect of Aperture/F-Stop on Depth of Field - Photography
Aperture is measured by F-Stop on your camera controls. F-Stop settings represent a ratio derived from the size of the lens opening and focal length. Aperture ...
Measuring Aperture - Photography - About.com
Aperture is measured using F-Stops. F-Stop numbers represent a fractional formula representation of the amount of light allowed to pass through the aperture.
What is the Sunny 16 Rule in Photography - About.com
Sunny 16 means using an F16 F-Stop on a bright and sunny day instead of using your camera's built-in light meter or an external light meter. This idea came ...
Digital Camera Glossary: F-stop
The digital camera glossary defines the f-stop, short for focal-stop, as the numerical measurement of the aperture settings in a digital camera lens.
What Are F-Stops - Cameras - About.com
The f-stop is a measurement of the aperture opening of the lens, which determines how much light travels through the lens to reach the digital camera's image ...
Understanding Aperture and How to Use It in Photography - Cameras
The camera's aperture is measured in f-stops. Aperture has two functions on a DSLR -- as well as controlling the amount of light passing through the lens, it also  ...
Moon Photography – Getting Great Moon Pictures
To get a clear, detailed photograph of the moon you will need to underexpose the image by 1/2 stop to 1 stop. It is fine to use a small F-stop (large aperture) for ...
Photography: Stepping up or down, aperture settings, lens aperture
Dec 16, 2005 ... I hear see the following terms "stepping up or down", "hand held" "or f-stops". What does all this mean and what are the pros and cons of each?
Dynamic Range - What Your Eye Sees That Your Camera Does Not
The human eye can see over 20 f-stop equivalents in a scene because the eye constantly adjusts. While we think of a scene as one solid image, our eyes are ...
What Is Depth of Field - Cameras - About.com
Other photos look better with a small depth of field. You can control depth of field by changing the aperture of the lens, which is designated by an f-stop number.
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