Term - Nodal points
|Nodal points||SWPP Photographic Glossary|
Tuesday 19th January 2021
Located in two areas in a compound lens system. The front nodal point is where rays of light entering the lens appear to aim. The rear nodal point is where the rays of light appear to have come from, after passing through the lens. Nodal points are used to calculate optical measurements.
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