NOCTI Study Guide Digital Photography
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You would use this device if the shutter speed fell below 1/30 of a second.
Image size _____________ is 72 ppi and print _______________ is 300 ppi.
Tagged Image File Format
What is the most commonly used file format to save final work in digital photography. Acronym for Joint Photographic Experts Group.
Controls the amount of time light enters the camera to create an image (1/500, 1/100, 1/25, 1/10 . . .)
This terms stands for "single lens reflex ." With this type of camera, you can see exactly what the lens sees. You can change the lens of this digital camera. These cameras have large image sensors that produce high quality photos. Ideal for action photography.
In photoshop, adjusting the output levels of an image affects this.
A technique that is used where a strong light illuminates your subject from behind and the object is dark.
You would use this technique if you wanted to create a relatively sharp subject but a blurry background with a moving object such as a car. Move with the object that is moving.
If you are taking a photo of an object in motion, the subject but not the background would be __________ if you used a slow shutter speed.
Quick Selection Brush Tool
After making selections using this tool you improve your selection by refining the edge.
When the photo is too bright, it is considered to be ________________.
In Photoshop you have to hold down the alt/option keys in order to target an area using this technique.
When the photo is too dark, it is considered to be _________________.
An opening in the lens of a camera that controls how much light enters. This is also called an f-stop. It controls the depth of field.
Rule of thirds
A compositional technique where the artist divides into segments with a grid. (It is divisible by 3)
Creating images using light.
This is measured by a light meter.
In Photoshop, when you copy and paste one image into another it creates another _______________________.
A lamp for providing a brief burst of light to take a photograph in low light circumstances.
Function on the camera that allows the photographer to review the photographs that are stored on the memory card.
Shutter Button (Release)
The button on the camera that is pressed when taking a photograph.
Zoom that uses the glass lenses of the camera to bring the subject closer without losing image clarity (preferred zoom type).
A window-like opening in the back of the camera that allows the photographer to view the image before pressing the shutter-release.
Zoom that uses the on-camera computer chip to automatically delete parts of the image and enlarge the rest to appear closer causing a loss of image clarity and blurry edges (not recommended zoom type)
Focus method that requires the photographer to adjust the settings of the camera to create a clear image.
Focus method that relies on the camera's computer chip to automatically adjust the settings and decide how to create a clear image.
Specialized glass set into the camera designed to draw in and magnify light, usually adjustable to allow the photographer to get a clear picture.
A cord that connects the camera to the computer so that the user can download, edit, print and save images.
Equipment for taking photographs made of a light proof box with a lens at one end and light sensitive recording material at the other end.
Small removable disk that acts as "film" for the digital camera, because it stores all of the images taken.
Protective cover used to keep lens free of dust and scratches when not in use.
An internal part of the camera that widens and narrows to control how much, or how little, light to allow into the back of the camera.
One million pixels.
Composed of one hue (a color plus white) or (a color plus black)
Pre-created art that can be used in your graphics, sometimes FREE and sometimes for a FEE.
Number of pixels that represent a color or a shade.
Digital single reflex camera, similar to a 35mm camera without the film, uses digital imaging sensor instead.
A picture taken in electronic format.
Pixel based program, native file for saving images is .psd
The abbreviation of the four colors used in process printing.
Color set-up for web designs.
Most common camera image format, also a compressed image used on the web.
A segment of a video that repeats, or plays continuously on the web.
Cutting off unnecessary parts of an image to make the subject more appealing.
Amount of time the camera allows light to enter camera.
Usually freelance photography, portraits (graduation etc.) You may not reproduce these photographs without permission.
A service that provides pre-taken photographs for your use for a FEE! You are guilty of copyright infringement if you use without paying.
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