|Understanding Aperture by Mary Denman Photography|
Today’s photography tip is to learn about aperture. It’s a function on your camera that may seem intimidating at first.
Aperture controls the size of the shutter opening. That’s simple enough. But the challenge comes with understanding that the size of the shutter opening has two functions.
The size determines:
1) how much light can be let in
2) how deep the depth of field is.
We are going to cover just one aspect this week and one next week. That should help make it easier to understand and remember how aperture works in photography.
So, let’s get started and learn about how the size of the shutter opening (aperture) affects how much light is let into the camera.