Why are larger apertures "faster"?

Started Jun 23, 2013 | Discussions thread
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Lena Hale Regular Member • Posts: 125
Why are larger apertures "faster"?

I don't understand how a large aperture has any effect on speed. Isn't that determined by the shutter speed setting?

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