Photography is full of jargon. Here are some guides to what it all means.

Focal Plane Mark Camera

What is a Camera’s Focal Plane Mark?

Wondering what that odd, tiny mark you often see on the top of cameras is? It’s shown as a circle with a line through it. It’s the focal plane mark. Here’s what it’s used for.

Camera Hot Shoe

What is a Camera’s Hot Shoe?

Discover what the hot shoe on your camera does and find accessories to fit in it. From a physical mounting point to electrical connection, explore the basics of the hot shoe and why a cover is helpful to protect it.

What is a Prime Lens?

You might have heard recommendations that if you want the fastest and sharpest lenses you should use prime lenses. So what is a prime lens?