Digital Media "Photography terms"
|Shutter Release|| |
the button at the top of the camera used to take the picture.
an adjustable opening in a camera that limits amount of light.
|Focal Length||the distance from the center of a lens to the focal point.|
|Balanced||when graphics don't overpower text.|
|Framing||using the veiwfinder of the camera to select what part of the subject to photograph.|
a three-footed stand often used to balance a camera.
|File compression||the process of reducing the size of a file so that you can fit more files into the same amount of disk space.|
|Rule of Thirds||when an image is divided into thirds horizontally and vertically.|
|Filter||A device that removes something from whatever passes through it|
the part of the camera that indicates the field of view that is seen by the camera lens.
the little squares that can be seen when a graphics image is enlarged
|megapixels||one million pixels|
|Resolution||the number of pixels or dots that a monitor can display.|
|Depth of field||the portion of a scene that appears acceptably sharp in the image.|
|Zoom lens|| |
a camera lens that magnifies the image.
|Landscape orientation|| |
Printing a document where it's wider than tall.
a drawing, painting , or photograph of a person, especially the face, taller than wider.
|Sharpness||the clarity of detail in a photo.|
|Tone||a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color.|
|Angle of view||the amount of area capture in a camera shot, varies based on the use of different kinds of lenses.|
|Photoshop||an image editing program|
a distinctive shape used to represent an organization.
|Flattening||a process that combines all layers and reduces file size.|
|Active Layer||appears highlighted in the layers panel.|
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