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Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!
Joe McNally

Meaning of "f-stop" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF F-STOP

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF F-STOP

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F-Stop is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES F-STOP MEAN IN ENGLISH?

f-stop

F-number

In optics, the f-number of an optical system is the ratio of the lens's focal length to the diameter of the entrance pupil. It is a dimensionless number that is a quantitative measure of lens speed, and an important concept in photography.

Definition of f-stop in the English dictionary

The definition of f-stop in the dictionary is any of the settings for the f-number of a camera.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE F-STOP

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f.o.b.
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f.w.d.
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FA Cup
Fa Ngum
Fa Xian
Fa-hsien
fa-la
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WORDS THAT END LIKE F-STOP

airstop
backstop
bus stop
cattle-stop
doorstop
double-stop
emergency stop
estop
full stop
nonstop
one-stop
pit stop
rest stop
ripstop
shortstop
stop
T-stop
transit stop
whistle stop
whistle-stop

Synonyms and antonyms of f-stop in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «f-stop» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF F-STOP

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Translator English - Chinese

F-STOP
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

f -stop
570 millions of speakers

English

f-stop
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

F- रोक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

و توقف
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

диафрагма
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

f -stop
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

f- স্টপ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

f -stop
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

F-stop
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

f -stop
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

Fストップ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

F- 중지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

F-stop
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

f-stop
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஊ-ஸ்டாப்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एफ-स्टॉप
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

f-stop
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

f-stop
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

f -stop
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

діафрагма
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

f -stop
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

f -stop
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

f - stop
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

f - stop
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

f -stop
5 millions of speakers

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about f-stop

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Joe McNally
Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «F-STOP»

Discover the use of f-stop in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to f-stop and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Photography: The Concise Guide
A standard scale of f—stop numbers is used (see page 56 for the origin of these f —stop numbers): 1 1.4 2 2.8 4 5.6 8 11 16 More Exposure <— —> Less Exposure (Opening Up) (Closing Down) 22 32 The smaller f—stop numbers give more ...
Bruce Warren, 2011
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Nuts and Bolts Filmmaking: Practical Techniques for the ...
If you are using film or a camera that has f/stop settings, you'll need to convert the lux values into settings you can use. Table 17-2 provides the lux values and their equivalent f/stop numbers.You'll need to know the speed of the film you're ...
Dan Rahmel, 2004
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Cinematography: Third Edition
ple, a lens 1 inch in diameter with a focal length of 2 inches will pass the same amount of light as a lens 3 inches in diameter with a 6-inch focal length, because the maximum aperture, or f-stop, for both lenses is f÷2 (212; and 63 2 also).
Kris Malkiewicz, M. David Mullen, 2009
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Moose Peterson's Guide to Wildlife Photography: Conventional ...
At the same time, the glass in the tele- converter that is increasing the focal length is a\so reducing the effective amount of light reaching the film plane or digital sensor for a given f/stop. There's no way around this; it is a fact of the photographic ...
Bruce Peterson, 2003
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PCPhoto Digital SLR Handbook
We explained the effect of lens choice on depth of field in the lens chapter. Here we'll expand on two other photographic variables that affect depth of field — f/ stop and distance. You may remember that there are four things that affect depth of ...
Rob Sheppard, 2005
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F-Stop (Phoenix Agency, Book Four)
Desiree Holt. "No," Mike answered. "I checked very carefully when I filed our flight plan and drove back to where we had the bird sitting. You know me. Recon's my middle name. If there had been anyone there out of sync, I'd have seen it.
Desiree Holt, 2011
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Nikon D60 For Dummies
To select a higher f-stop number (smaller aperture) and slower shutter speed, rotate the dial to the left. • To select a lower f-stop number (larger aperture) and faster shutter speed, rotate the dial to the right. The P* symbol that appears in the  ...
Julie Adair King, 2011
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Maya 8 at a Glance
(left) When working in wireframe, wires on the far side of the model can sometimes be distracting. (right) Setting the clipping plane to view the part of the model closest to the camera can make things easier to see. In addition to F Stop, Maya ...
George Maestri, 2006
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Sony Alpha DSLR-A100 Digital Field Guide
The f-stop you choose appears in the viewfinder and on the LCD status panel on top of the camera. There are several considerations to keep in mind when changing the lens opening. ✦ Depth of field. Larger openings (smaller numbers, such ...
David D. Busch, 2007
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Digital Art Photography For Dummies
Think about how your pupils are wider in the dark and smaller in sunshine, and you get the general idea. Your camera's f-stop setting controls depth offield, which is how much of the image is in focus. With a shallow depth of field (a low f- stop), ...
Matthew Bamberg, 2006

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «F-STOP»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term f-stop is used in the context of the following news items.
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Institute Double Take
I had the f-stop and ISO at f2.8 and 1250 due to the previously lower light conditions so I dropped the exposure time a bit to 1/8000 of a second ... «The MIT Tech, Jul 15»
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​Canon's pricey 50-megapixel cameras still lag Nikon in key image …
The company says a score difference of 15 points equates to about one f-stop of better performance, meaning that a camera with a 15-point ... «CNET, Jul 15»
3
Finding Focus
But the photographer has no choice of shutter or f-stop. George Eastman's first camera slogan back in the day was, “You push the button, we do ... «Capecodonline, Jul 15»
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Sony Cyber-shot DSC-HX90V
... Aperture Priority, for example), but if you shoot in full manual mode the front ring adjusts the f-stop and the rear ring adjusts the shutter speed. «PC Magazine, Jul 15»
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LG G4: one of the best phablets available, boasting an impressive …
It has an F-stop of 1.8 (a measure of the speed of the lens: the lower the number, the brighter the image captured). Most smartphones have ... «gulfnews.com, Jul 15»
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Manfrotto Adds to Their Off Road Bag Series with New 20L Version
The bags are smartly designed and compete well with options from Lowepro, Think Tank and F-Stop Gear and today, the line was expanded to ... «Resource Magazine, Jul 15»
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Best of Baltimore-area fireworks
The f-stop was set to f/14, the ISO at 200 and the focal length at 95mm. The exposure time was 3 seconds. (Jerry Jackson/Baltimore Sun). «Baltimore Sun, Jul 15»
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Free beginners' photography workshop
Heritage Lincolnshire's Beverley Gormley will help beginners to compose, shoot and edit great photos and get to know their F-stop from their ... «Sleaford Today, Jul 15»
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HP Elite x2 1011 G1 tablet – review
There are no specifications on f-stop and I suspect these both need good light. Dual front speaker DTS sound was sufficient for movie playback ... «iTWire, Jul 15»
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Camera Shootout: Samsung Galaxy S6 vs Apple iPhone 6
The hardware advantage is similar to having a faster lens, one with a lower f-stop number. The Galaxy S6 exploits the package – OIS with a fast ... «BGR India, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. F-Stop [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/f-stop>. Apr 2019 ».
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