Which apertures should you set on your camera for the best quality? David Hay compares the film cameras with the modern DSLRs and explains the apertures we should be using for landscape photography and why
During the transition from film to digital photography, many photographers carried over old information or techniques that are now incorrect or have substantially changed. I read an article recently by a top photographer who was a late adopter of digital photography. When talking about using a small aperture for long exposure photography, he warned about the need to increase the exposure to compensate for reciprocity failure on his digital camera. Although this was certainly necessary for film photography, it doesn’t apply to digital sensors. On another occasion, I attended a lecture by a top professional photographer in which he said that when he changed from medium...
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