What are some of the stupidest terms used in photography?


posted Monday, February 5, 2018 at 2:00 PM EDT


Some terms in photography are just odd, right? It can be difficult to explain something like stops to new photographers, for example. Many aperture-related terms in general are difficult. A fast lens has a lower number which is a larger maximum aperture. It's not very intuitive.

Tony & Chelsea Northrup have made a new video all about "stupid terms in photography," including terms such as "fast" and "shutter speed." To see what else made their list, check out the video below.

Readers, what are some photography terms you think are stupid or difficult to understand? What would you propose as alternative terms? Let us know in the comments below.

(Via Tony & Chelsea Northrup)