A Guide to Digital Photography Terms

Want to learn digital photography? Here are the glossary of photograpy terms to let you understand with all kinds of technical jargon.

Understanding the common photography terms, definitions, and lingo is a crucial first step towards improving your skill as a beginner photographer. Whether you’re shooting with your very first digital camera or want to learn more complex terms like chromatic aberration, f-number or image sensor, read on to see how you should change your perspective when approaching digital photography.

In this big book of photography terms, you can find the most used definitions in the photography world. While there are hundreds of terms associated with photography, beginners should add these most common terms to their vocabulary to get a good start on mastering the basics. Don't worry we update this glossary with more terms and try to help experienced users too.

And here are the common photography terms and definitions that all photographers need to know.

Glossary Index

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2

2K

4

7

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ASA

B

Bit
BMP

C

D

DVB

E

F

G

GIF

H

I

J

K

L

M

N

O

P

R

Rig

S

T

U

V

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X

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