Why Is f/16 Smaller Than f/2? What Role Does Pi Play? And What’s Up With F/Stops, Anyway?

An aperture set at f/2 is twice as big as one set at f/2.8 and four times larger than f/4. What’s Pi got to do with f/stops, and why do we use such a seemingly arbitrary numbering system? Continue reading to learn the answers to these and a few more arcane aperture facts.

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What if Smartphones Had The Same Image Quality as DSLR’s?

I had a thought the other day: what if smartphones had the same image quality as full-frame DSLR’s? How would this change photography, and how we shoot? But imagine if we lived in a world where a smartphone camera had as good image quality as a full-frame DSLR camera.

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