Question by Grant O’connell: What aperture can/should I use?
I’m fairly new to the photography/filmography world and I was wondering, if I have a lens with a fixed aperture (for example: a Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM lens on my Canon 60d), do I have to film at 2.8 aperture? Do I have to set the camera’s aperture to that and can I only use that aperture? Or can I set a different one on my camera and film with that? A detailed answer would be appreciated.
Answer by fhotoace
Too bad you did not take the time to learn the fundamentals of photography.
If you hand any lens in your hands right now, you would see that there is a range of lens apertures from f/2.8 all the way to f/22 on the EF 24-70 mm lens
If your true goal is to shoot video, the first question is why didn’t you just buy a video camera?
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