Toecabulary: Macro lens

Macro photography allows us to shoot close-up, giving us beautifully-narrowed perspective into minutest details of the subject we photograph. With a macro lens, a photographer can capture tremendous, subtlest of details that the human eye can otherwise miss. Today’s Toecabulary is about Macro Lenses.

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Toecabulary: Dynamic range

The eternal play of light and shadow in making the world visible to our naked eye is perceived differently by different cameras. The highlights and shadows are contained in what is called the ‘dynamic range’. This week’s Toecabulary elaborates the same.

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Toecabulary: Wide-angle lens

The field of view and the focal length of the lens are inversely proportional to each other. In other words, the field of view is wider if the focal length of the lens you are using is shorter and vice versa. Today’s Toecabulary illustrates the use of wide-angle lenses.

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Toecabulary: Shutter speed

This week, Toecabulary brings you a photography concept that allows you to freeze action, to bring the grace of silky-smoothness to the fiercely flowing waterfalls, to tread the trail of stars as if it were that simple. We discuss shutter speed.

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Toecabulary: Depth of field

Ever wondered why certain parts of a photograph are in focus and the rest aren’t? Ever wondered what technical details are intended behind it? Today’s Toecabulary brings you the concept of ‘depth of field’, which answers these questions.

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