Can someone please give me a better understanding of ISO than the standard answer i hear repeated

Started 3 months ago | Discussions thread
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Zaffa
Forum MemberPosts: 59
Like?
Can someone please give me a better understanding of ISO than the standard answer i hear repeated
3 months ago

Everyone uses the same word, sensitivity , this is not helping my mind to absorb the concept in detail. Shutter speed is comparably easy to comprehend , and Aperture isn't too hard to grasp , but ISO has me stumped ?

I try to imagine a cameras sensor and lens as a human eye , with the brain imprinting the photons hitting the pupil  in your mind , instead of the cpu and memory card of a camera  , blinking for shutter speed , aperture for how much area of the pupil (sensor)  the eyelids allow , but ISO ..... ? , wearing sunglasses or not  lol

-- hide signature --

The goal of software engineers it to make bigger, better, idiot proof software.
The goal of the Universe is to make bigger, better idiots.
Apparently the universe is winning this race .

ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Flat view
Post (hide subjects)Posted by
ISONew
ForumParentFirstPreviousNextNext unread
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark post MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow