Basic Principles

Aperture FAQ

   What is aperture in photography? Aperture refers to the size of the opening of the lens that the light passes through in order to reach the film or sensor. You can use the aperture setting to allow more or… Read More »Aperture FAQ

What is Macro Photography?

Example of macro photograph, available for purchase at https://www.WaltPayne.Photography What is macro photography? Technically, the term macro photography refers to images where the subject is captured life-sized, or 1:1 magnification. Most people do not understand (or care) about this definition… Read More »What is Macro Photography?

What is Aperture?

Bee on a flower, available for purchase at https://www.WaltPayne.Photography What does aperture mean? Aperture is the setting on a camera that controls how much light passes through the lens to strike the camera sensor (or film), thus it serves as… Read More »What is Aperture?