Definition of f-stop in English:


Syllabification: f-stop


  • A camera setting corresponding to a particular f-number.
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    • If you tell it to do so, the camera will preset f-stops and shutter speeds (it also has an auto flash) in just about any environment.
    • I was inducted into the arcane mysteries of shutter speeds, f-stops, ASA / ISO and the curious phenomenon of the (separate, handheld) light meter.
    • There isn't much use for f-stops, shutter speeds, or focusing.

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