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You can get more data about how these rounded values were derived here. The page contains a table called "Tables for Aperture F/stop, ISO, Shutter Speed Values - in Full, Third and Half stops" - because steps and rounding is different based on whether you are using 1/1, 1/2 or 1/3-stop resolution.


Just invert and then round to the nearest "well known" shutter speed - e.g. 0.0101316s = (just about) 1/98 s, and then round to 1/100 s. You'll probably need a table of shutter speeds to look up into as the traditional speeds aren't quite a geometric progression. This answer contains a list of the standard shutter speeds (for both half and third stop ...


Experimentation, tips from many talented mentors a pile of garbage images and some pure luck has resulted in a default starting setup / checklist for any Landscape, Panorama Stitch during Daytime or at Night... This also works as Middle Exposure in any HDR Bracket. Heavy Tripod (Keep legs and neck extension to a minimum) F-Stop -3EV from the Full Closed ...


If the question is meant literally f/1.4 vs f/16, then I would say 16, because there are only handful of lenses that are good enough at f/1.4 to shoot landscape type of photography in great technical quality. But my mindset about setting aperture (for these types of shots or others) is different. In this kind of photography you should set your aperture to: ...


If so, which would be more advisable? Assuming you don't have stability or motion issues and depth of field is not a concern then f/16 would be more advisable than f/1.4 as ultra-fast lenses show several image degrading aberrations when the aperture is wide open. However f/5.6 would probably be better still, as diffraction starts to kick in past this ...


The distance of the objects is not a factor on your decision on the shutter speed. Their relative movement velocity related to the camera as well as your composition intentions and the available light is what really matters. The fact that you ask the question hints that you don't know about the artistic differences between a large aperture and a small one ...


f/16 will give you sharper image than f/1.4. Yes, diffraction does kick-in at f/16, but it's still not as bad as the optical flaws that are pronounced at f/1.4 in pretty much every f/1.4 lens out there. (see: tests of your particular lens, resolution charts) Also lens coma and astigmatism are worse when lens is wide open than when it's stopped-down. That's ...


Assuming you are using a tripod, the shutter speed will make little difference in itself. If you are hand-holding, a faster shutter speed will help to eliminate shake. You also have the consideration of any moving objects in the scene, like trees, water, or clouds - a slower shutter speed will blur them. However, image quality is rarely at its best at ...


The problem seems to be you don't know what exposure is. Exposure is the density of light that hits the sensor controlled by aperture and shutter speed. So in aperture priority mode exposure compensation changes shutter speed. Now what about ISO. In film ISO was the sensitivity of film to light. It was therefore also part of exposure. A lot of people ...


Depending on how much light you have, you can probably get good results with an f/1.8 lens. I assume you're using the kit lens. Otherwise, try flash.

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