• Published on Apr 24, 2018
  • Learn the basics of photography. Aperture, Shutter speed and ISO. The fundamental big 3 you NEED to know!
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Comments • 4 155

  • Peter McKinnon
    Peter McKinnon  Year ago +5990

    Who likes my cereal analogy!!! :) More Basics?

    • Emil Frick
      Emil Frick 25 days ago

      I always talk in analogies. Super easy to understand!!
      Love it man! Keep it up

    • Chris Oliver
      Chris Oliver Month ago

      Like peanut butter and jelly

    • urbex2007
      urbex2007 Month ago

      turn the radio off when recording videos.

    • Chris Oliver
      Chris Oliver 2 months ago

      As a beginner its very valuable info thanks Peter..I'm a fan

  • A K
    A K 12 hours ago

    Never made a photo with anything else than my I Phone camera. Now I feel to have an idea what to look for to learn. Thank youπŸ™

  • Monkey See Monkey Do

    wow i've learned a lot with that video thanks!

  • Nathalie Calvano
    Nathalie Calvano 2 days ago

    Thank you πŸ™ you make me want to buy a camera now and try photography

  • Mydiemai
    Mydiemai 3 days ago

    This helped me a lot

  • Carols . H
    Carols . H 4 days ago

    Thank you!

  • Ultimate Srilanka
    Ultimate Srilanka 4 days ago

    Awesome πŸ‘πŸ‘

  • Mono memes
    Mono memes 6 days ago

    Today i learned how to eat cereal.

  • AnonymousJohan
    AnonymousJohan 6 days ago +2

    4:24 HowToBasic photographer version

  • suniis
    suniis 7 days ago

    Most annoying intro ever...the cereal eating was cringy AF...

  • Chris Carpenter
    Chris Carpenter 7 days ago

    how to understand camera basics
    first understand a cereal

  • Hamed Nefzi
    Hamed Nefzi 7 days ago

    Thank you so much ❀

  • Urban Patriot Tactical

    Awesome video. Quick and to the point. Well explained. I just recently got into photography and bought a Canon T7, love it so far but was confused by the Manual mode to really make my photos more personal. This video helped me understand these 3 key things and how to use them and where. Thanks so much!!

  • muhammad Saad
    muhammad Saad 8 days ago

    talking too much

  • Bryan R
    Bryan R 8 days ago


  • Hannes Bosse
    Hannes Bosse 9 days ago


  • Anju S
    Anju S 10 days ago

    Dude, you are really good at making videos. Regardless of content, these are some of the best videos I’ve seen. And you’re camera presence is awesome!
    Your content is also very good!

  • GE NT
    GE NT 10 days ago

    best illustration ever

  • Vegan Pie
    Vegan Pie 14 days ago

    Helped a lot. Thanks Peter.

    MAFEEL 15 days ago

    can you suggest best cam for beginners...............

  • Nate Brickhouse
    Nate Brickhouse 16 days ago

    Bro, I'm a dj working on making a youtube channel and your videos help me so much. Your amazing at what you do, dont ever change brotha✌

  • Ahnaf Raihan
    Ahnaf Raihan 16 days ago

    Ya I don’t think about putting my shoes on...

  • Betty Figge
    Betty Figge 17 days ago

    How to pictures on Utube better

  • p A
    p A 18 days ago

    -Thinks about learning more about camera settings
    -opens youtube to find a good video about this
    -sees this video at the top of my recomandations without typing anything

  • Jana Robignon
    Jana Robignon 18 days ago +2

    I love the way everything got explained. It's clear language, so even I (an artificial English speaker) can understand it really good. I wanted to get ahead of the basic information before my next semester in college where I want to do a class called 'Photo Design', really helps me out thank you!

  • Karine Ouellet
    Karine Ouellet 20 days ago

    thank you, will go try this tomorrow!

  • Natalia Herman Asensio

    do you know anything about printable cameras

  • swampy
    swampy 22 days ago

    I want to look at moon and capture UFOs what should I do? 🌜

  • Furryboss
    Furryboss 23 days ago

    Extremely helpful. Thank you!!

  • rene doza
    rene doza 24 days ago


  • Gerry Tiongco
    Gerry Tiongco 24 days ago


  • Louie Swinton
    Louie Swinton 24 days ago

    I knew this thing when I first learned photography, but I am still watching it! Because it is so basic and important anyway. :)

  • Don Soley
    Don Soley 24 days ago

    Brilliant comm skills'..!

    BLACKPINKSBLINK 25 days ago +2

    WOW u explained this better than my teacher thank u!!

  • jaffasma
    jaffasma 26 days ago

    Thanks for this
    I always used to use shutter speed the way ISO is supposed to be used

  • [SCAR] Stryker
    [SCAR] Stryker 26 days ago

    'Two Minute Tuesday'
    *Video goes for 7 minutes*

    Btw this video was actually very useful and hopefully it will help me as I am going to try starting photography soon.

  • Hausa9ja TV
    Hausa9ja TV 26 days ago

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  • Mark Mallorca
    Mark Mallorca 27 days ago +3

    I dont even have a camera yet still learning this good habit.

  • TheNeutralizer27
    TheNeutralizer27 27 days ago

    4:07 .. Just made me say "Ooooo Let me get my camera" Now I am subscribed. THANK YOUUU

  • Chris -Andre
    Chris -Andre 28 days ago

    Stopping the action? Like using...The World?πŸ‘€

  • Quinton Smith
    Quinton Smith 28 days ago +1

    So, say I just want a bunch of crisp photos. Couldn't I just leave my shutter speed really high most of the time? Is there a reason to lower it?

  • Steven Allen
    Steven Allen Month ago +3

    Love the simplicity for those of us who are just getting started and using beginner equipment.

  • Keith Chamberlain
    Keith Chamberlain Month ago +2

    Must be one hell of a camera if you can see my smiling face...?

  • Kerri West
    Kerri West Month ago +1

    Your informative videos are encouraging me to use my cameras manual capabilities and I’m learning stuff! Thank you!!

  • Lana w
    Lana w Month ago

    I think this is my favorite video on youtube! Thanks!!!! πŸ“·

  • Ieva Putnina
    Ieva Putnina Month ago

    This was amazing! The best I have seen. Yep you helped me out, alright πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜…πŸ˜…πŸ˜…βœ¨πŸ‘

  • Rango_ Bully
    Rango_ Bully Month ago

    That was awesome. I really appreciate your input.

  • Krystal Bowen
    Krystal Bowen Month ago

    Love this Peter! Shout out from the Caribbean

    LANDON MCLEOD Month ago

    Is there a video monitor you would recommend for a canon 5d mark iv? I would like to attach one to my Ronin s for video production, trying to find the right one!

  • Xxjmgaming xX
    Xxjmgaming xX Month ago

    love your videos i hope you help me learn after fx

  • Alex Okuyemi
    Alex Okuyemi Month ago

    How can I apply these basic skills into video?

  • Don White
    Don White Month ago

    Thank You for putting these videos out. I think the cereal analogy was perfect.

  • Steven Solos
    Steven Solos Month ago

    This was incredibly informative and I'm new and this is exactly what I needed to help learn the basics... but also I was extremely tired while watching this and my brain decided to pick your nose the entire last half with my cursor.. sorry.

  • Ruthlessness
    Ruthlessness Month ago +1

    When you learn more from Peter McKinnon in a 7 minute video compared to 4 years in college. πŸ™ƒ

  • Dan Spring
    Dan Spring Month ago +1

    Absolutely brilliant. Just got my first camera and you’ve explained the basics perfectly. Thank you πŸ™πŸ»

  • Backcountry Backpacking

    I kept watching the begining

  • Atefe Fazlollahi
    Atefe Fazlollahi Month ago

    why so fast?! what is the point? if somebody opens your video that means they want to learn sth not to count the minutes you talk!

  • Peratharan Balasingam

    I love your video. And the way you describe and talks
    . Thanks so much.

  • a lx
    a lx Month ago +1

    Man you are amazing, thanks a lot for this video, you teached me a lot really really easy, aaaaand you inspired me, you're great. Thanks.

  • JustWagger
    JustWagger Month ago

    just found out my dad has a Nikon D3400 laying around which he never uses, so i picked it up and took a few photos after watching a lot of your video's.
    The thing is that the aperture range of the 2 lenses we have is f4.5 - f5.6, and i have no idea what to do with that lmao