Chapter 2: What Is Shutter Speed? – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide

In photography, shutter speed or exposure time is the length of time when the film or digital sensor inside the camera is exposed to light, also when a camera’s shutter is open when taking a photograph. The amount of light that reaches the film or image sensor is proportional to the exposure time. In simple words, Shutter speed is the length of time the camera shutter is open, exposing light onto the camera sensor. What I mean by this is that it is a duration of time your camera spends taking a photograph. Continue reading Chapter 2: What Is Shutter Speed? – The Ultimate Beginners Photography Guide

The Difference Between Anamorphic Lenses And Spherical Lenses – Explained

The inside of every lens is made up of different pieces of curved glass, which we call elements. Spherical lenses are so called because their lens elements are circular. When light passes through spherical lenses and hits the digital sensor or film stock it produces a ‘regular’, uncompressed image. Now let’s get back to anamorphic lenses.
Anamorphic lenses are different. The elements at the back of an anamorphic lens are regular spherical elements. However, there are added cylindrical lens elements at the front of anamorphic lenses which appear oval, rather than circular, when looked through. When light passes through anamorphic lenses and hits the sensor it produces an image which appears ‘squeezed’. This image is then de-squeezed in post-production before it is presented to an audience. Continue reading The Difference Between Anamorphic Lenses And Spherical Lenses – Explained