Aperture presentation

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Aperture presentation

  1. 1. Aperture By: Margarita Orlova
  2. 2. What is Aperture?  Aperture refers to the amount of light passed through a camera lens  Diaphragm opens and closes in order to achieve this  Works very much like the pupil of a human
  3. 3. Side Effects of Aperture  Controls how fast or slow the shutter speed is  When the aperture changes so does the depth of field  The depth of field means how much the shot is in focus  Ex) Large aperture opening Small aperture opening
  4. 4. Regulating the Aperture Opening  The aperture opening is also known as an “F Stop”  A small F stop number= a large opening and more light  A large F stop number= a small opening and less light  Common F stop numbers include: 1.4, 2.8, 4, 5.6, 8, 11 , 16, 22, and 32
  5. 5. Regulating Your Aperture  Aperture and shutter speed are already set by the camera  You can adjust the settings by shifting the control dial
  6. 6. Using Small Aperture  Use when you want everything in your picture to be in focus  This includes photos like family portraits, and landscapes  When everything in the picture is still
  7. 7. Using Large Aperture  Most commonly used in motion pictures, when the background image tends to not be as important  Ex)
  8. 8. The End

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