As we begin to understand exposure and getting to the proper exposure for our images, there is a lot of information to remember. The following are links to articles to help you better understand the concept so that you can put it into practice quicker. Click on the the link to watch the video and answer the corresponding questions for each video on a piece of paper. Turn this paper in at the end of class.
From SLR Lounge:
- What do the cups represent?
- What represented light in the analogy?
- What does f/2 and f/4 really represent?
- What is bokeh?
- What is ISO?
- What happens as the ISO increases from 100-200-400?
- As a general rule, shoot at what ISO?
- If exposure can’t be made with aperture and shutter adjustments, what’s the last resort?
- Why did he choose yellow for the model and balloons?
- At what direction does the light make it difficult to shoot?
- What do you want to see in a silhouette?
- Why does he shoot low?
From Cambridge in Colour:
- Aperture affects ___________, shutter speed affects _______________ and ISO speed affects ______________.
- All one usually cares about with shutter speed is whether it results in a ____________ — either by freezing movement or because the shot can be taken hand held without camera shake.
- In photographer slang, when someone says they are “stopping down” or “opening up” their lens, they are referring to _______________________________ the f-stop value, respectively.
- Unlike aperture and shutter speed, a lower ISO speed is almost always desirable, since higher ISO speeds __________________________.
- In ___________ mode, you specify the aperture and ISO; the shutter speed is determined by a remote release switch, or by the duration until you press the shutter button a second time.
- Keep in mind that most of the settings rely on the _____________________ in order to know what’s a proper exposure.