Terms and Jargon
Although 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![spacer] Reset list
Hotshoe - A mounting plate generally found on the top of a camera designed to mount an electronic flash.
HSS - High Speed Sync. Used in flash photography to indicate flash capability when shutter speeds are faster than sync speed. See also Intro to High Speed Sync.