Terms and Jargon

IMG_6083Although photography is ultimately about art, the use of high-tech gizmos inevitably leads to photographers throwing around an array of terms and acronyms that can be overwhelming to a new photographer.  This list is (obviously) a work-in-progress, but I hope it’ll help a bit!

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Aperture -  The opening in a camera's lens. As this opening widens or narrows, it increases or decreases the light available to the camera, much as your eye's pupil as it reacts to changing light.