What is aperture used for?

Answer letting light into the camera

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What is an aperture on a camera?

All the information above is correct when referring to the camera's iris, not aperture. Very simply, yet commonly misunderstood, the aperture of a camera is the opening behind the lens that allows ... Read More »

How do you use aperture in a sentence?

The aperture of my camera lens will not open!

What does the aperture do in a camera?

The aperture is like the eye-lid on a human. It decides how much light to let through to the sensor.

How does Aperture work?

The shutter of a camera opens and closes allowing light into the camera, the hole in the shutter is the aperture.