Photography related Acronyms


It seems like the world in general is obsessed with acronyms and the world of photography is no different.

Tiff, psd, jpg, jpeg, sRgb, CMOS, ASA, ISO. Oled, TTL, FF, APS-C.

What do they all mean?

In an attempt to bring clarity to all those acronyms with which  the more experienced of us tend to pepper our conversations, we present a couple of links that will hopefully explain all.

B&H Photo or  Wikipedia

Although these lists are very comprehensive there are two important omissions.

KPS which stands for Knox Photographic Society (although you probably already worked that one out), and

GAS or Gear Acquisition Syndrome, a condition that afflicts many of our members.

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