Beginners guide to aperture

Aperture Camera Aperture is quite simply a hole. It is an adjustable hole. The adjustments are normally 1 stop increments. For example f/2.8 is double the size of f/5.6. Because the aperture is double the size, it lets twice as much light onto the sensor. This can...
Colour Jelly

Colour Jelly

Date and LocationCamera settingsEquipment Taken on January 11, 2017 Location: Jökulsarlon diamond beach Camera settings ƒ/6.3 24 mm 2.5 seconds 600 Mode: AV mode with + 2 stops over (compensation +/-). Focus: f/11 hyperfocal mark. This is slightly weighted to the...

Arguing for aperture

I am a fan of the semi-automatic modes and when I am on a tripod facing a natural landscape scene, I usually switch to Aperture Priority. Anyone who does this is arguing for aperture. Arguing for aperture is a challenge, this article will get a bit technical, but...