Thread: Depth of Field
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Old 2014-02-12, 4:35pm
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Originally Posted by MardiGrasGlass View Post
The easiest way to understand aperture is the paint and bucket scenario.

If you pour paint into a bucket without a funnel (f/ will splash all around the sides of the bucket (blur).

But if you use a funnel the smaller openning (f/8+) the stream is focus into one area at the bottom of the bucket and prevents splashing.

And so far, I think the biggest aperture lens is an f/.92. The 50mm or 85mm 1.4 is the next most common lenses.

oh, and...

Thanks for the further explanation!

And LOL at the batman thing. I'm glad I peeked in to this forum, otherwise Lillian would have thought I was ignoring her.

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