Understand the basics
Modern technology makes photography accessible and popular. Deep technical knowledge is not necessary. However, a little understanding helps you make great images. The pages listed here concentrate on basic knowledge to help you master your equipment without needing to become a technical expert.
How the CCD Digital Image Sensor Works
Definition: Focal Plane Mark
Definition: Sensor; Image Sensor; Digital Image Sensor
Definition: Shutter Speed
Shutter Speed Exposed!
Size Does Matter… Sensor size explained.
Definition: Shutter Button
Definition: DSLR; Digital Single Lens Reflex Camera
The DSLR – all about it..
What is an SLR?
Definition: Adjustable Camera
What is an Adjustable Camera?
Do you know what your DSL Shutter is Doing?
Definition: Hunting, Auto-focus
Lenses have their own page: Lenses
Other Photography Equipment
Files and Software
Important File formats – JPG
Important File Formats – RAW
Definition: RAW; RAW format files; TIFF; DNG; NEF; CR2; CRW
Definition: EXIF (Exchangeable Image File Format)
Definition: Lossless compression; Lossless format;
Definition: Lossy compression; lossy format; lossy