What does "ISO" stand for when used in camera settings?

Answer I believe it stands for International Standards Organization, but you don't really need to know that. It's your camera's sensitivity. In film photography, it's your film speed. Higher numbers in... Read More »

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HELP! how do you use ISO settings on a digital camera, like, when do you use what settings?

ISO is simply a measurement of the sensitivity to light of a light sensitive surface, either film or digital sensor. It is 1/3 of the Exposure Triangle, the other 2/3 being Aperture (aka f-stop) an... Read More »

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What does the F3.8 stand for when talking about camera lenses?

That refers to the maximum aperture of a lens.Inside the lens, a diaphragm can be contracted or kept open to restrict or allow light to hit the sensor/filmIt can be confusing because the setting th... Read More »

What are the settings used for night photography when using the nikon D5000 when taking pictures of the moon?