When you’re new to photography, a fancy camera with all the bells and wills may seem a bit confusing. But exposure works the same no matter how simple or complicated the camera. If you’re like most photographers, you’re a visual learner, so long written explanations about f-stops and shutter speeds are of little use. This infographic, which breaks photography down to its simplest parts, was made with that in mind:
It’s that simple. Three easy steps: aperture, shutter speed, and ISO. That’s all you really need to understand to get started.