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AR DC 2 Unit 2 Photography

Arkansas DC 2 Unit 2 Photography
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Aperture
device the controls the quantity of light that passes through the lens
Card readers
input device that reads memory cards
Close up
framing technique that captures the head and shoulders of the subject
Digital zoom
zoom takes a portion of the image and enlarges it electronically; the image quality is reduced since digital zoom enlarges the same set of pixels without adding detail
Extreme close-up
a framing technique that cuts off top of head and chin of subject
Flash
a device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light
Image stabilization
vibration reduction and anti shake
Internal memory
built-in storage
LCD screens
allows user to see what the image will look like
Long shot
a framing technique used capture the environment and full body of subject
Macro zoom
zoom that allows you to take extreme close-ups
Megapixel
one million pixels; describes the size of the images captured by a camera
Memory card
removable storage device used in digital cameras (such as SD cards, compact flash cards)
Mid shot
a framing technique that captures subject from the waist up
Mode dial
used to change camera functions
Optical zoom
zoom that physically increases the length of the lens, essentially creating a magnifying glass; produces a higher-quality image
Preview mode
used to review images taken
RAW
is a camera file format that acts like a negative, allowing you to make significant changes to the original image
Resolution
the quality or sharpness of an image, usually measured in pixels per inch; the more pixels, the higher the resolution
Rule of thirds
divides the frame into 9 sections, points of interest should occur at 1/3 or 2/3
Shutter speed
the amount of time that the shutter is open
Tripod
a three-legged object used as support for a camera
Universal Serial Bus Cable
used to trasnfer images from a camera to a computer
White balance
a feature on digital cameras used to accurately balance color
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