Aperture Explained

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What exactly is Aperture? What’s the difference between Aperture & “F-Stop?” “Aperture” in photography refers to the size of the opening of a lens. Generally, the term is used to describe the maximum size of the lens opening at its lowest achievable “F-Stop” setting. Beginning photographers confuse the term F-Stop with Aperture, so let’s take

What is Depth of Field?

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Today we’re going to break down Depth of Field (DoF) in photography. Today, my friends will be the final day you will scrunch your eyebrows in confusion when someone starts talking about “shallow depth of field.” After today, you’ll be able to look at them with confidence, hold your shoulders high and mighty and say

What is ISO?

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ISO is shorthand for International Standard Organization, which is the organization responsible for setting standards across all camera manufacturers. Long story short, they standardized light sensitivity so that all cameras (for the most part) over the last 40 years are made to react to light similarly. And that’s really the main reason why ISO is