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Optics for Photographers

January 13 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST

Free

A tutorial on “Optics for photographers”.
This tutorial is intended to teach practical optical concepts to persons who are photographers but have not had formal training in optics and may have acquired misleading notions from camera advertisements, the common talk on forums, and the like.
The tutorial outline is shown below.

Optics for Photographers
by Robert Lawson Brown, Ph.D.
Physicist and Photographer

 

Pinhole Camera
– Making a Pinhole Camera
– Using a body cap on a regular camera
– Raytracing
Field of View
– Sensor Size and Image Distance
Magnification
– Object Distance and Image Distance

The relationship of pinholes optics to lens optics.
Focal length
Depth of field

ISO, Aperture, and shutter speed.
Choosing the right lens.
Perspective is about where you stand.
Thumb through my portfolio.

 

Details

Date:
January 13
Time:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Cost:
Free
Website:
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/The%20Science%20Circle/61/127/32

Venue

Auditorium

Organiser

Chantal
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