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Question: How do I set an aperture to less than 4 with a telephoto lens (over 50 mm) on a Nikon D3300?

The camera has nothing to do with this. The lens may not allow for that much exposure. If you’re using a variable focal length (zoom) lens, the effective exposure of the lens may vary at different focal lengths. Study And

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Question: How can I get bokeh background photos? I am using a Nikon 3200D with an 18-55mm kit lens.

Answer: Bokeh has nothing to do with your camera. Bokeh is an effect caused by the shape of the aperture. The aperture is in your lens. Use your aperture to get a the shallowest depth of field possible and focus

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Exposure, ISO And Tonality

Making an exposure is something we do with our camera. An exposure is a recording of light onto light sensitive material. Light sensitive material can be film, a digital sensor or even the photographic paper that is used for making

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WTF-Stop

An F-stop Is an opening in your lens. While many photographers use the term F-stop, I prefer the word aperture. Aperture, F-stop, we can use whatever term we want. What aperture we pick influences the composition of your photograph in

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Metering

There’s something in your camera called a meter. This meter has different metering patterns and measures light intensity. Some of are aware of the meter and use it while in the process of making a photograph in manual exposure mode.

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Can We Learn Photography On A Cheap Digital Compact Camera?

Yes. Photography is less about equipment and more about the photographer making the picture. Learn to use whatever camera you’ve got to make pictures. On a base level, in terms of what we do as photographers, and with our camera

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What Does Exposure and Composition Mean In Photography?

Exposure is a combination of aperture and shutter speed which renders a recording of light (a photograph) onto light sensitive material. Composition is everything we do as photographers to create a photograph. Including exposure. Study And Practice Photography With Sam.

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The Light Meter In A Camera

The light meter in our camera measures the intensity (brightness) of light. Nothing more, nothing less. This measurement of light is expressed as an exposure. An exposure is expressed in terms of a combination of aperture, shutter speed and ISO.

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In Photography, There’s A Lot To Learn

In photography, theres a lot to learn.

The good news is that you don’t have to be a know-it-all.

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Taking Versus Making

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