Learning Photography [Was: Web weirdness]

Pedro Figueiredo me at pedrofigueiredo.org
Thu Jun 21 02:55:51 BST 2007

On 20/06/07, Matt Sergeant <msergeant at messagelabs.com> wrote:
> simple issues like what is an f-stop and how it relates to ISO and shutter
> speed. The basic equation is that to maintain the same exposure, a full
> f-stop changed (which in this example was f-11 to f-8) you will have to
> double the exposure time (from 1/400 to 1/200). Same goes for ISO (i.e. to
> keep at 1/400 you'd have to change from ISO 200 to ISO 400).

now that you know this, google for "rule of thirds", keep your horizon
level and shoot as much as you can. get the books when you think
you're starting to take good photos.

i'd add to the ones suggested ansel adams's "the negative", "the
camera" and "the print" (short intro to his zone system at
http://xrl.us/2ged - btw, luminous landscape is full of stars^Wgood


bgp is for those who can't keep it static long enough

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