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[Camera Settings]

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Overview

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The tables below list the commonly required camera settings.
 

Camera Focal Stops

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The table below lists the nominal and half focal stops with their relative light value.
 

Nominal Stop
(ISO)

Actual Stop &
Half Stop

Light Value
(Relative f/1.0)

1

1

1

 

1.19

1.41

1.4

1.41

2

 

1.68

2.83

2

2

4

 

2.38

5.66

2.8

2.83

8

 

3.36

11.31

4

4

16

 

4.76

22.63

5.6

5.66

32

 

6.73

45.25

8

8

64

 

9.51

90.51

11

11.31

128

 

13.45

181.02

16

16

256

 

19.03

362.04

22

22.63

512

 

26.91

724.08

32

32

1 024

 

38.05

1 448.15

45

45.25

2 048

 

53.82

2 896.31

64

64

4 096

 

Camera Shutter Speeds

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The following table lists the relationship between shutter opening speeds in fractions of a second and their millisecond equivalents.
 

Fraction of a second

milliseconds

1

1 000.000

1/2

500.000

1/4

250.000

1/8

125.000

1/15

66.667

1/30

33.333

1/60

16.667

1/125

8.000

1/250

4.000

1/500

2.000

1/1 000

1.000

1/2 000

0.500

1/4 000

0.250

1/8 000

0.125