Photography Terms Explained: High Key

Photography Terms Explained: High Key

Aug 29, 2011

Welcome to another ‘Photography Terms Explained‘ post. This week I’ll be explaining just what is meant by the phrase ‘High Key’. High Key means, basically, a photo that is predominantly bright/light – generally with hardly any shadows, and not very contrasty at all (although that’s subjective: a photo can still have...

Photography Terms Explained: ISO

Photography Terms Explained: ISO

Jun 4, 2011

Welcome to the second post of my ‘Photography Terms Explained’ series, where I try to explain some of the technical-sounding photography terms so that anyone can understand them – well, that’s the plan, anyway! By the way, the first one I did was all about demystifying focal length, which you may find useful too. So what is ISO,...

Photography Terms Explained: Focal Length

Photography Terms Explained: Focal Length

Apr 5, 2011

When you’re a beginner starting out in the world of photography, it can sometimes be a little daunting due to the amount of photographic jargon banded about – so I’m going to start a new series of posts on LearningTheLight.com explaining various photography terms, in a non-technical, simple way (well, hopefully!). I’m going to start by...