I bought the Nikon Coolpix P510 because it is described as a "bridge camera". To me that means I can do a bit more manually then with my old point and shoot. I decided it was high time to get started in my attempt to understand more about digital photography. I went to a beginners class on Saturday to begin my adventure with my focus being on Aperture and Shutter Speed. I will start with Aperture. I find the f# confusing because in my mind they are backwards but I will have to get over it:-)
First off what is the definition of aperture? Here is what Destination Scuba has to say about it...
It is indicated by f stop numbers f1.4, f2, f2.8, f5.6 and so on.
Just to confuse us – the larger the aperture the smaller the f stop number f22 is a very small aperture, f5.6 is big.
This is the control of how much light reaches the image sensor in the camera and has a direct relation to shutter speed.Generally the larger the aperture the fa…
Several months ago I was taking a solo adventure to visit Lake Lure. After arriving, I wanted to enjoy my lunch on the lake, and I found just the place Larkin's on the Lake. What a lovely view!
It is also nice to know that time is not of great importance when visiting Lake Lure.
You can choose to enjoy your meal inside or out, upstairs or down. They have two menus on their site. The downstairs and outdoor dinning menu called the Bay Front Bar and Grill and the upstairs menu titled Larkin's on the Lake. I chose to eat outside so I could enjoy the cool breeze off the water and the beautiful view.
So lovely to sit outside. After a long drive, it was nice to have a cold glass of wine. This is what I ordered....delicious! "LARKIN’S® WORLD FAMOUS SPINACH ARTICHOKE DIP Our special recipe of spinach, artichokes, cream cheese and our signature blend
of seasonings. Served with house-made tortilla chips." My View
This friendly duck became my dining partner. He kept me co…