Optics and Photography
- Aperture, a structure that limits the light entering an optical system
- F-stops, a unit of measure of aperture
- Stop, a measure of exposure value
- Stop bath, a chemical used in film processing
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“If photography is allowed to stand in for art in some of its functions it will soon supplant or corrupt it completely thanks to the natural support it will find in the stupidity of the multitude. It must return to its real task, which is to be the servant of the sciences and the arts, but the very humble servant, like printing and shorthand which have neither created nor supplanted literature.”
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