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Archive for December, 2017

Field Trip

Posted by Otto T on 11th December 2017

For one of our assignment we went to the Beijing hutongs to take pictures of the locals and their villages. On this trip we walked around old Chinese villages to take picture both of the people who lived there and of the villages themselves. On the trip we used the skills that we had already […]

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ISO

Posted by Otto T on 7th December 2017

A cameras ISO controls the cameras sensitivity meaning that a higher ISO exposes the picture more and makes the picture lighter and a lower ISO makes pictures darker when working in low light a high ISO can help to make the picture lighter but a higher ISO also means the camera is more likely to […]

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Aperture

Posted by Otto T on 5th December 2017

A cameras aperture is the hole or opening that allows light to hit the camera sensor. A higher aperture or f-stop means the hole is smaller at lets less light in and a lower f-stop means the hole is bigger and lets more light in. the aperture also controls the cameras depth of field a […]

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Cyanotype

Posted by Otto T on 5th December 2017

In the mid 19th centaury scientist sir john Herschel invented the cyanotype proses to help permanently fix photographs. The cyanotype proses was unique because it was one of the first non-silver processes. Cyanotype was initially used by students to make cheap photographs from their negatives. Before making the cyanotype solution we opened the picture that […]

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