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5 Matching questions

  1. Framing
  2. Crop tool
  3. Image Size
  4. Eadweard Muybridge
  5. Timothy O'Sullivan
  1. a Used to crop into your photograph more, cutting out distracting objects or to move into your subject. Shortcut: c
  2. b 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.
  3. c The composition technique using objects in your photo to frame your subject, creating depth and interest.
  4. d In Photoshop, go to Image:Image Size: uncheck the resolution box, select Bicubic Sharper, recheck the resolution box, change your resolution to 360 ppi, then change either your width (horizontal image) or your height (vertical image).
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The amount of light needed to make a photograph.
  2. The French artist who developed the first successful means to create images using silver plated copper sheets.
  3. The amount of time the shutter inside the camera is open to expose your photo.
  4. 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.
  5. When properly used, they will create depth, contrast and added interest for your viewer.

5 True/False questions

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


  2. BDEPixels 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.


  3. Layer MaskLayer masks are used to put 'on top' of adjustment layers to select only part of the image for the layer adjustment to show.


  4. MacroThis allows you to create simple and extraordinary compositions out of very small, ordinary subjects. The closer the better.


  5. Johan SchulzeGerman chemist who discovered silver salts are light sensitive. They would later be used to create photo paper.