Free f-stop chart: master your aperture

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One thing we consistently hear from people is confusion about aperture and just what exactly those numbers mean. Understanding aperture can take some time for a beginning photographer, but hopefully we can speed this process up for you! Below is a handy f-stop chart put together by our friends at N-Photo magazine which you can drag and drop on to your desktop.

Print it out – print three out! – and stick it in your camera bag. The sooner you start understanding aperture and f-stops, the sooner you’ll start to get sharper, more creative pictures.

Understanding aperture f-stop chart: free photography cheat sheet


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  • Andry Cake

    What does it mean the |1/2| and |1/3rd|???
    And why the yellow and grey lines?? Thanks. I’m a newbie here.

  • Avalonica

    Your “website” is unreadable for intrusive ads, videos and general mayhem. Bletch.