Plate to Pixel Part III: ISO

June 27, 2012 § Leave a comment

For today’s Plate to Pixel post, we’re talkin’ ISO. To be perfectly honest, I’ve been staring at those letters on the screen of my camera for over a year now and had no idea what they meant until, oh, yesterday. So here’s the breakdown: ISO indicates how sensitive a film is to light. Low numbers make it less sensitive and produce a crisper image, while higher numbers make it more sensitive and produce a grainier image with more “noise.” Noise is not always a bad thing though…

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