Digital photography is all the rage, but it is a tough art to master. There are a lot of technical jargons that you need to learn, which can be confusing for people who are just starting. Try to make sure that you are using the right jargons to help you understand when learning how to take the right picture. Here is a list of few common photography terms and definitions which is crucial to help you improve your skills as a beginner.


This is the first common photography term which you will constantly hear. Aperture is the size of the opening of the lens. The lens is a window and with large windows wide angles to help let more light while small windows can let in less light. Aperture is measured at f-stop, which indicated the working of the wide opening. Aperture is a three-camera setting which can help determine the image’s exposure, especially when it is in the dark.

Aspect ratio

Aspect ratio is the ratio of the height and width, which is 8*10. You can easily change the aspect ratio in the camera when you are trying to help print the right image or cropping an image. You can easily start by editing the image to the right ratio and printing the final cut.



Bokeh is the orbs which create the light when the image is out of focus. This is a very neat effect which can be seen in the background of the photo, which has wide apertures. There is a lot of interesting effects which can hamper the image quality of the final product.

Burst mode

Burst mode is the best way which will allow you to enjoy the camera snapping the images as long as you hold on to the button. This will help you understand the button, which can allow you to get the right images on the speed.  This process is much faster with the fps or frames that can work per second. This will allow you to have a wide selection of the close-up, which can help you find the right picture.

Depth of field

Depth of field is the term which is used to refer the image in focus. The camera will focus up to one distance; it is up to the photographer to help understand the front and behind the point of the picture. The depth of field also helps you have a soft, unfocused background which can help you find the right depth of field. This comes in handy, especially when you are trying to have more of the image in focus with a larger depth of field that stays sharp.



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