Depth-of-Field (2 Projects)
Project 1: F-Stop/Aperture Project
Click Here for an Example (PowerPoint)
Click Here for an Example (pdf)
F-Stop: the setting of a lens aperture, as indicated by an f number.
Aperture: an opening, usually circular, that limits the quantity of light that can enter an optical instrument.
1. Copy the chart, Fig. 3-9-Stop Scale, on page 60.
2. Get a ruler and at least three objects to place next to and past the ruler.
3. Get a camera and set the top to AV.
4. Place the ruler going away from the lens and set your objects next to and past the ruler.
5. Adjust the f-stop by rotating the wheel on the back of the camera.
6. Take photos ranging from 3.4 to 8.0 (3.4, 4.0, 4.5, 5.0, 5.6, 6.3, 7.1, 8.0).
7. Save photos into PowerPoint. Label each slide with the f-stop number.
8. Save into your folder and onto your thumb drive.
Project 2: Depth-of-Field Project
*You have more freedom with this project! Use your environment and a tripod to demonstrate Depth-of-Field.*You need to take at least 20 photos.
*You will submit your 3 best photos to be graded.
*Due Friday, 2/8