They promise them freedom, but they themselves are slaves of corruption. For whatever overcomes a person, to that he is enslaved. -2 Peter 2:19
After reading about using the A mode to adjust the aperture on my camera on a post at Shutter Sisters I decided to go outside and play around. First in the early morning, when it was misty:
The way I understand it, "the smaller the number, the greater the hole", which means if you have a larger F stop the aperture opening on the camera is small and lets in less light. It narrows the depth of field. You get a focus on the center of the image but blur on the foreground and background.
With less light coming in the colors are muted. I went back outside later, when the sun was shining and discovered that the bright yellow flowers I always have a hard time capturing sharply are different with a higher aperture number:
You can read more about how to manipulate aperture at Shutter Sisters.
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