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Bill Kover's Blog – January 2009 Archive (2)

Using shutter speed to create a photo

Here are three photos that illustrate how shutter speed can affect a photograph.



Photo #1

The camera was on a tripod, focused on the bike rider and set at a shutter speed of 500 (1/500 second).

The action is frozen and everything is in focus.



Photo #2

The camera was on a tripod, focused on the bike rider and set at a shutter speed of 60 (1/60 second).…

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Added by Bill Kover on January 21, 2009 at 10:56am — 2 Comments

Camera Aperture and Depth of Field

Here is a short lesson on aperture (f stop) and what it can do for you.



I'll try and keep it simple. The following photos were taken in three different apertures or f stops.



For all three photos I focused the camera on Eleanor.



Photo #1

The camera was set at aperture f4

Notice that the area in focus (called depth of field) is just a short distance in front and in back of Eleanor. This comes in handy if… Continue

Added by Bill Kover on January 20, 2009 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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