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ISO is the third element of exposure

Posted by Mike Voss on Tuesday, May 14, 2013, In : improving your photography 
A long time ago I talked about three things involved in manual exposure. They are your aperture, shutter
speed and ISO, which stands for International Organization for Standardization. Trust me, I am not making this up.
Once upon a time film was sold (actually it still is) in varying speeds. For example you could buy 100, 200
or 400 speed film.
In digital photography ISO is the measurement of the sensitivity of the image sensor in your
camera instead of the film. The higher the ISO the less li...
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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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Here's more riveting info about ISO speeds

Posted by Mike Voss on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, In : improving your photography 


You need to start with a very fast ISO speed to stop sports
action in dark gymnasiums.
There is a quality difference connected to ISO speed, and there
are some creative factors to be considered, but generally the slower
the ISO speed the smoother the tonal quality of the finished photo.
With digital media the higher ISO speeds translate to more ‘’noise’’.
It’s usually advantageous to use the slowest ISO speed possible to
make a photograph.Outdoors in bright sunlight an ISO of 100 or 2...


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What is ISO speed and why should you care?

Posted by Mike Voss on Wednesday, February 8, 2012, In : improving your photography 

If you want to take your photography to the next level you’ll need to learn
what some of your camera’s manual settings mean, and how to make them
work for you. ISO is a good place to start.

ISO stands for International Standardization Organization and their film
speed ratings are used to indicate the amount of light necessary for a proper
photo exposure. A film, or digital media, rated at ISO 200 requires half as much
light as digital media rated at 100.

This means you can take a...


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