Category: Photography Tips

What is ISO in Photography?

What is ISO in Photography? What is ISO in photography? A simple and easy way to remember what ISO in photography does for you is to think of it as if you have a¬†flashlight for your camera. In a non-technical sense, when you adjust your ISO setting, you either increase or decrease the amount of light reaching your (digital) sensor. When do you adjust your ISO? Increasing your ISO helps in low-light situations, when a flash is inappropriate, or where you need help beyond your desired aperture and shutter speed settings, for example. Let’s pretend you are on vacation and a photo opportunity...

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