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Understanding Aperture for Beginners — Photography Basics

Aperture is one of the three pillars of photography, with the other two being ISO and Shutter Speed. It might be the single most important camera setting in all of photography, simply because it affects so many different variables of … Continue reading

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Everything Aperture Does to Your Photos

Have you ever wanted to learn everything about aperture? Not just the basics — every single effect aperture has on your photos? Although you can find that sort of information scattered across a handful of sources online, I don’t know … Continue reading

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Aperture choice: My favorite photos and why I chose the f-stop I did

Seven years ago, when I first began my journey into photography, my husband gifted me with the cheap but fantastic Canon 50mm f/1.8 lens. It rocked my world! I loved it. I opened up that aperture wide and was suddenly … Continue reading

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What is aperture? A beginner’s guide for photographers

You’ve heard of the word aperture but what is it, exactly? Aperture is one very important part of what photographers call the exposure triangle, the relationship between ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. These three settings work together to control the … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Sharpest Aperture

Photographers have a dilemma. If you want your photographs to have the largest possible depth of field – from the foreground to infinity – a small aperture is absolutely necessary. At the same time, though, a small aperture causes your … Continue reading

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