Articles for category: Photography Exposure

Nate Torres


What is ISO in Photography?

As a portrait photographer, I vividly remember the moment when I first encountered the term “ISO” in my photography journey. I was a beginner, eager to capture stunning portraits, but I found myself puzzled by this seemingly cryptic acronym. Was it some complex technical jargon or a secret code that only professional photographers understood? Little ...

Nate Torres

What is Shutter Speed in Photography?

Shutter speed is one of the three elements of the exposure triangle. In this guide: I’ll be covering everything you need to know about shutter speed including: Let’s dive right in. If you’re more of a visual learner, watch the video version: What is Shutter Speed in Photography? Shutter speed refers to the length of ...

Nate Torres

What is Aperture in Photography?

I get it, aperture is confusing. Especially if you are a beginner. You have acronyms like f-stop, and they’re written like f/1.8, f/8, f/16… “I thought this was photography, not math!” But here’s the deal: If you want to take your photography to the next level, you need to understand aperture. So fret not, my ...

Nate Torres

What Is The Exposure Triangle?

Understanding the exposure triangle is a crucial first step for any beginner photographer. But it can also be very confusing. In fact: Without understanding the exposure triangle, you’ll never be able to have complete creative control over your images. In this guide: I’ll be explaining everything you need to know about the exposure triangle including: ...