Learn How to Change Aperture Settings of a Camera


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Changing aperture

When you're shooting in Aperture Priority mode, you get to choose the Aperture and the camera figures everything else out. So why would you want to choose your Aperture? Well remember that's what controls your depth of field. So in an enviornment where we have our model Jackie and this beautiful church in the background we may want to have everything in focus or maybe not. So lets try a few different scenarios and see what looks better. Let's start with F9. Remember, a bigger number means more in focus. So we're going to go to F9, I'm going to get down on the ground and kind of point up at Jackie and at the church, and let's see what it looks like.

(audio playing) Now as we can see here, in this shot, there's a lot in focus. Jackie's in focus, and the church in the background's pretty sharp as well. Now, that looks okay, but maybe I want a little bit more separation so let's drop it down to about F2.8, and see how that looks. Now as y...

Changing aperture
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Changing aperture provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Joseph "PhotoJoseph" Linaschke as part of the Photography 101

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