Friday, January 11, 2019

Announcement: This Week At The Science Circle : Optics for Photographers

"Optics for Photographers"
Sunday, January 13 at 10 AM PST
by Robert Lawson Brown, Ph.D.

A tutorial on “Optics for photographers”.

This tutorial is intended to teach practical optical concepts to persons who are photographers but have not had formal training in optics and may have acquired misleading notions from camera advertisements, the common talk on forums, and the like.

The tutorial outline is shown below.
Optics for Photographers
by Robert Lawson Brown, Ph.D.
Physicist and Photographer

Pinhole Camera
– Making a Pinhole Camera
– Using a body cap on a regular camera
– Raytracing
Field of View
– Sensor Size and Image Distance
– Object Distance and Image Distance
The relationship of pinholes optics to lens optics.
Focal length
Depth of field
ISO, Aperture, and shutter speed.
Choosing the right lens.
Perspective is about where you stand.
Thumb through my portfolio.

The Science Circle (61/127/32)

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