Beginners guide to your camera : The ISO

by Jonathan | Sep 29, 2010 at 1:27 pm | Featured, guides, photography

The Aperture | The ShutterThe ISO

Welcome back for the third and last part of the beginners guide to your camera series. This part I will focus on the ISO setting and how it effects your photographs. If you have not read the other parts in the series I recommend you do so. I explain a few basics as well as the aperture and shutter mode.

The ISO

ISO is a numbering system created by the International Organization for Standardization to represent the sensitivity of film negatives. Film sensitivity may also use a scale created by the American Standards Association or ASA however most digital cameras now call the setting ISO. There is a bunch of complicated math that goes into figuring out the ISO number for a sensor or file negative. However your digital camera will come with several predetermined levels for you to select.

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Beginners guide to your camera : The Shutter

by Jonathan | Mar 3, 2010 at 9:00 am | guides, photography

The Aperture | The ShutterThe ISO

Welcome back for the second part of the beginners guide to your camera series. This part will focus on the shutter speed and how it effects photographs and your flash. If you have not read the first part in the series I recommend you do so. I go over some of the basics of selecting modes on your camera. I also explain the aperture mode and how to best use it. Continue Reading…

Beginners guide to your camera : The Aperture

by Jonathan | Aug 12, 2009 at 3:36 pm | guides, photography

CameraGuide

The Aperture | The ShutterThe ISO

This guide is directed towards people who know very little about cameras. Maybe you own a small point and shoot but do not know what all the manual settings mean. Or you want to know what the numbers are that flash up right before you take a photograph. This is for you. I plan to talk a little about the aperture in this guide and will talk about the shutter speed and sensitivity in future guides. Expect this is be very basic and nothing ground breaking. I will try and keep everything in plain English and include a lot of pictures.

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