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Apr 27

Aperture

By Karen McCamy | Camera Settings

The opening of a lens diaphragm which controls the amount of light being admitted, which hits the digital sensor or film. The diaphragm is the mechanism used to control the amount of light. This amount of light, which passes through the lens, is also referred to as “f-stop,” and will be revealed in numbers such […]

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May 25

Auto Mode

By beginnerphotography | Camera Settings

When you are using your camera’s auto mode setting, the camera is making all of the exposure decisions for you. It’s “gathering data” from the scene, adjusting the exposure settings and then goes to work to produce the best possible image, given the conditions. Sometimes, however, the camera is not able to render what you […]

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