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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #15 on: December 17, 2012, 02:56:18 PM »
okay,i think i understand what you're saying. yes, i do the same.  I would say "2.8, and f4". it just seems to make things clear. if i just said "4", that could mean "4 seconds", or "for" or "four". never really noticed it.

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #16 on: December 17, 2012, 04:24:04 PM »
I say 4.0
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #17 on: December 17, 2012, 04:43:06 PM »
Photog A - "Whats your aperture?"

Photog B -"Eff zero point seven"

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #18 on: December 17, 2012, 06:39:34 PM »
Dido?

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or do u mean... "dito" ?

Yes diTo.  Give me a break.  Typing on small device with fat fingers.  Auto correct must of replaced whatever I typed we with a "d"
Not the first time there's been a misspelled word on CR.

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #19 on: December 17, 2012, 07:23:28 PM »
Dido?

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or do u mean... "dito" ?

Yes diTo.  Give me a break.  Typing on small device with fat fingers.  Auto correct must of replaced whatever I typed we with a "d"
Not the first time there's been a misspelled word on CR.


It's actually "ditto", see this definition.
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #20 on: December 17, 2012, 07:32:18 PM »
Dude this is like the 10th vague, unnecessary, and/or incoherent post/poll you've posted today, what are you trying to accomplish here?

He's making conversation, relaying an observation about photog jargon.  I understand precisely what he's saying, as do several others here, and I've made the same observation as well.

What are you trying to accomplish by trolling his post?

Thank you, at least I know there's a few people who get it, I'm just trying to have friendly conversations.

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #21 on: December 17, 2012, 07:48:19 PM »
Here is a fun little topic,  yesterdayI caught my friend and he caught me saying 2.8 and F4.
It's a bit weird, most photographers call regular # aperatures Fx, and all aperatures with a decimal, just the #?
Some examples
-1.2
-1.4
-1.8
-f2
- 2.8
-f4
-5.6
-f8

Please evaluate on why you think this is, or correct me if you don't.
Talk about a navel gazing conversation! Use whatever communicates. From a language/conversation flow viewpoint, each of your examples has two syllables. f/8 = two syllables. 5.6 = two syllables if it's said as "five-six" rather than "five point six". It's easier to say, and in the context of a conversation, the meaning will be clear.  I tend to say "five-six". But so what?

Sheesh this is way too analytical, I'm going out to shoot...

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #22 on: December 17, 2012, 08:04:00 PM »
Dido?

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or do u mean... "dito" ?

Yes diTo.  Give me a break.  Typing on small device with fat fingers.  Auto correct must of replaced whatever I typed we with a "d"
Not the first time there's been a misspelled word on CR.



It's actually "ditto", see this definition.

Ok, I get an F for spelling today.  ;)

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #23 on: December 17, 2012, 08:41:11 PM »
Ok, I get an F for spelling today.  ;)

Yeah, but F/1.2 or F/4?   :D
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #24 on: December 17, 2012, 08:56:50 PM »
Ok, I get an F for spelling today.  ;)

Yeah, but F/1.2 or F/4?   :D
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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #25 on: December 18, 2012, 06:33:16 AM »
Is it like freeway numbers? Take the 55 to the 5 to the 10 the 15 to the 395 or take CA55 to I5 to I10 to I15 to US395. :-X

You left out the 405 to the 101 to the 170 to the 118 to the 210 :P

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Re: 2.8 vs F4
« Reply #25 on: December 18, 2012, 06:33:16 AM »