What is An EF Lens?

Canon started the confusion between EF and EF-S lenses in 2003 when they created a different lens mount on DSLR models. The lens mount varies between full frame DSLR cameras and crop sensor DSLR cameras. What is a full frame and crop sensor you say? Find out HERE. The names EF and EF-S refer to the … Read more

What is the ISO?

Your camera collects and monitors light using three things: shutter, aperture, and ISO. These three light gathering functions work together to balance light in order to properly expose a photograph. To me, ISO is the person in a family who moderates and makes peace with every situation. If you are struggling to get the light … Read more

What is the Aperture?

Your camera collects and monitors light using three things: shutter, aperture, and ISO. These three light gathering functions work together to balance light in order to properly expose a photograph. When using the aperture, you must determine how much depth of field (out of focus background) you want in your photograph as well as balance … Read more

What is the Shutter?

Your camera collects and monitors light using three things: shutter, aperture, and ISO. These three light gathering functions work together to balance light in order to properly expose a photograph. Shutter is the amount of time that a photo is being taken. The shutter is represented as a fraction such as 1/200. That mean that … Read more