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Back to Basics (Episode 2): Aperture and Light Stops

by Philippe Dame on October 7th, 2011

In this second episode of my new video tutorial series called Back to Basics, I’ve decided to cover off two challenging topics: aperture and light stops.

My goal with these is to address fundamental knowledge that all new DSLR owners must have. Rather than write about it, I’m creating animated presentations that walk you through the concepts in an easy-to-understand format. They are 15 minutes in length or shorter and will be available here and on YouTube/Vimeo in glorious HD.

And now, here’s Episode Two…

For the best viewing experience, go full screen and select 720p quality.

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Be sure to also checkout my Back to Basics: Episode 1 which covered: focal length, angle of view and crop factor.

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