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5 Matching questions

  1. Aperture
  2. Layer Mask
  3. Weegee
  4. Matthew Brady
  5. Timothy O'Sullivan
  1. a He gained recognition due to his documentation of the Civil War. He not only photographed many of the battles himself, but also coordinated a group of other photographers to go and document as well. Because of his work during this time, he became known as the father of photojournalism.
  2. b Layer masks are used to put 'on top' of adjustment layers to select only part of the image for the layer adjustment to show.
  3. c A well known street and documentary photographer in the 1930's and 1940's, finding crime scenes and street life for his subjects. His photos were very realistic and he used a high contrast range to emphasize the harshness of the streets of Manhattan, and impact his viewer even more.
  4. d He became a member of Brady's team after being discharged from duty during the Civil War. He is most recognized for his photographs during and after the Battle of Gettysburg.
  5. e The opening in the lens that allows light to come through to expose your photo.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The French artist who developed the first successful means to create images using silver plated copper sheets.
  2. Layers: Flatten. Do this only before you print - you should always keep a saved version of your photo that is unflattened, so you can go back and adjust as you need to without having to start over completely.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. Allowing too much light into your camera for your photograph. Your photo will be too light or white.

5 True/False questions

  1. Focal PointWhere the viewer's eye rests in your photo.

          

  2. ResolutionYou show this by either stopping or freezing it, or by using the panning technique. Stop action utilizes high shutter speeds, and should be believable. Panning will give a 'blurred' effect to the background and back half of your subject.

          

  3. ActionYou show this by either stopping or freezing it, or by using the panning technique. Stop action utilizes high shutter speeds, and should be believable. Panning will give a 'blurred' effect to the background and back half of your subject.

          

  4. CompositionThe arrangement of subjects and objects in the frame of your photo.

          

  5. LandscapeThis 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.