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by Matthew Cole Photographers set their exposure using a combination of shutter speeds and f/stops to get the correct amount of light on the film/sensor.
If youve owned an SLR (single lens reflex) camera for a while and have yet to take it off the auto setting, youre missing a tool that will allow for creative shooting and control over your final image: the aperture setting, also known as f-stop. To understand the potential behind its use, you first need to understand what is meant by depth of field, which is affected by your choice of aperture.
Motion and blur are two analogous terms that can be used to shoot amazing photographs. Wherever there is motion, there is blur.
Digital Camera Magazine (UK) has a useful feature in their October issue on Black and White photography . It contains a lot of good information – but one of the topics that they cover was on how to ‘see in black and white’.
Photo manipulation is one of the most creative art forms to come out of the digital age.
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