These Are the MOST Important Photography Terms Every Beginner Photographer Should Know (VIDEO)

If you're just getting started in photography, you've probably noticed that there's a lot of jargon. Some of these photo terms are important to learn if you a beginner photographer, while some of it will probably just clog up your brain with unnecessary lingo.

In the below video, Rachel Gulotta and Daniel Inskeep from Mango Street help explain the key photo terminology that every photographer should be familiar with. Covering (most) everything, in alphabetical order, from Aperture to White Balance – and a whole lot of other important imaging terms in between – the Mango-nomic Duo do a great job of explaining what each one of these words means and how you will come across it when learning photography.

Or in other words, the video is not just a vocabulary lesson but explains actual language you will need to know on a daily basis as a photographer.

Check it out below and then go visit Mango Street for more awesome tutorials for beginner photographers such as this one that demonstrates five photo techniques that every photographer should know and this one that explains why your camera's manual mode is easier than you might think. If you want to learn more important photography terminology, watch this video that explains 25 technical photography terms for beginners.