Understanding Depth of Field
Probably one of the more confusing areas of photography is what is known as Depth of Field.
In this graphic, the black line at 15 is critically sharp. This is where the lens is focused.
The yellow area would appear acceptably
Understanding exposure: shutter speed, aperture, and ISO
By John Watson / April 16th, 2006
When your camera is set on automatic, making a photograph is as simple as pressing the shutter release button.
Somehow, the camera magically records just the right
Understanding depth of field
Depth of field is the amount of the frame that is in focus, a large depth of field such as f22 will keep all
or most of the frame in sharp focus, whilst a small depth of field such as f4 will focus mainly on the
main subject t
Using Shutter Priority Mode
Using the shutter priority mode on a digital camera lets you set the shutter speed and the camera adjusts
the aperture to maintain correct exposure.
The shutter controls the amount of time that light is allowed to enter the len