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What is my aperture?

Posted by Mike Voss on Tuesday, April 2, 2013, In : improving your photography 
Aperture refers to the opening, which is actually located in your lens,
that allows light to enter your camera. To understand how it works,
imagine that you are in a darkened room with a window covered by
curtains. If you open the curtains, light enters the room. The wider you
open the curtains the more light enters the room. If you close the curtains
the room becomes dark again. You are controlling the amount of light entering
the room the same way you adjust your aperture to control the light ...
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Explain how to set my manual exposure!

Posted by Mike Voss on Friday, March 8, 2013, In : improving your photography 
Books have been written on the subject. Big books. Heavy books with lots of pages. Some of the pages have 
great photos as illustrations. I'll try a very basic explanation over the next few, or maybe many entries. As always comments and suggestions are always welcome. feel free to contribute.
There are three elements to photographic exposure. They are often referred to as a triangle, and the the three points of
the triangle are aperture, shutter speed and ISO. These three elements are interconn...
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