TITLE

CHAPTER 13: WHAT IS APERTURE?

PUB. DATE
May 2006
SOURCE
Digital Quick Guide: Digital Techniques for Successful Nature Ph;2006, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article provides an overview of the aperture for cameras. Aperture refers to the size of the lens opening through which light passes to reach the camera's image sensor. It shows that the smaller the lens opening, the longer the shutter must remain open to record the image. Also presented are the standard of apertures expressed as f-stops for lenses of digital and film cameras.
ACCESSION #
27984765

 

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