Basic Glossary Of Photography Terms

Aperture - Size or diameter of the opening that the light goes through. 

Aspect Ratio - Width over the height of the photograph.

Focus - How clear items are in the photo. Many camera's come with an auto focus feature. Or with some camera's you can manually adjust your focus. 

LCD - This is the screen on the back of the camera that allows you to view the photos you have taken. 

Resolution - This is the term for Digital Photos. The resolution is how many pixels a photo contains. 

Shutter speed - How long the camera lenses exposes the recording material to light. To capture a photograph for fast moving objects you need a fast shutter speed.