Tag: depth of field

Exploring the Exposure Triangle: Aperture, Shutter Speed, and Iso
by Rick Sammon

Getting a good exposure, like a good card trick, is easy—easy if you know the trick or technique. In a good magic trick, the steps for success include diversion, performance, and of course, skill in handling the cards. In photography, the steps for success begin with what’s called the exposure triangle: the aperture, shutter speed, and ISO settings.

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Lens Choice
By Steven Gustafson

Over the years, I’ve learned to ask myself two simple questions before I take any photograph: What is my subject, and what is the best way to showcase that subject? Subject refers to the main object or focus of the image; for instance, a person would be the main subject in a portrait, and the entire scene would be the subject of a landscape. What lens you use will help determine the look or “expression” of the subject and is a very important decision on how the final image will look.

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