5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Eadweard Muybridge
- a He moved to America from Britain in the mid-1800's, and immediately began photographing the architecture and landscapes in the West, primarily around San Francisco. He was one of the first to photograph Yosemite National Park. He later became known for his work on the studies of animal movement, and developed early technologies for motion pictures.
- b The composition technique using objects in your photo to frame your subject, creating depth and interest.
- c This genre of photography is most used as fine art photography, and challenges the photographer to creatively show more than what is seen through personal interpretation.
- d The composition technique concentrating on lines to make your photograph. Vertical lines mean power and strength. Horizontal lines show relaxation and calm. Diagonal lines show movement and are dynamic. Leading lines bring the viewer's eye into your photo and show depth.
- e The number defining how large or small your aperture is set to. Smaller numbers (1, 1.4, 2, 2.8) equal a larger opening, whereas larger numbers (22, 32, 45, 64) equal a smaller opening.
5 Multiple choice questions
- A camera with a movable mirror and detachable lenses that allows you to see exactly what you will be photographing.
- Allowing too little light into your camera for your photograph. Your photo will be too dark or black.
- An automatic, easy to use camera that determines your exposure and focus for you.
- The arrangement of subjects and objects in the frame of your photo.
- Commonly known as 'fixer' in the darkroom. The chemical compound that is used to 'fix' the photograph by dissolving unexposed silver salts on the photo paper.
5 True/False questions
Crop tool → Used to move objects and layers on your document. Shortcut: v
Repetition → The composition technique using repetition of objects, colors, textures, or lines to create interest and attention for your viewer. Breaking the repetition is also a way to draw interest for your viewer. Odd numbered groupings are best - 3 or 5.
Flatten Layers → Most well known for his landscape photographs, he became the first widely accepted commercial fine art photographer. He also created the Zone System which revolutionized the quality and standards for black and white darkroom printing.
PPI → Pixels Per Inch - the amount of pixels per inch on your screen or image - the number talks about your resolution. Larger numbers will give you more detail and smoothness in your image.
Motionless Man → The composition technique concentrating on lines to make your photograph. Vertical lines mean power and strength. Horizontal lines show relaxation and calm. Diagonal lines show movement and are dynamic. Leading lines bring the viewer's eye into your photo and show depth.