photo by Andy Rasheed/eyefood

The simplest explanation of Shutter Speed on the net

December 1, 2011

The aperture controls the flow and intensity of the light through the lens. The length of time the shutter stays open controls how long the light hits the sensor or film to create an appropriate exposure.

photo by Andy Rasheed/eyefood

The simplest explanation of Depth of Field on the net

November 1, 2011

The glass elements in the camera’s lens only focus on a very narrow area. Closing down the aperture extends or spreads the area that is in sharp focus.

Illustration by Andy Rasheed/eyefood

The simplest explanation of Aperture on the net!

October 13, 2011

Contrary to popular belief, it’s actually surprisingly easy to understand the various operations of a camera. To start with I’ll paint an uncomplicated picture of what is physically going on in relation to aperture.

photo by Andy Rasheed/eyefood

how do I to take better photographs?

July 13, 2011

Most people will take a few of shots and consider their work done. Besotted by the beauty of the subject they have missed the potential that could have been extracted from the situation.