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  1. Lines
  2. Camera Obscura
  3. Sodium Thiosulfate
  4. Albumen
  5. Layer Mask
  1. a Layer masks are used to put 'on top' of adjustment layers to select only part of the image for the layer adjustment to show.
  2. b The photographic process in which glass plates were coated with egg white and silver nitrate solution to be used as negatives. This process was most used during the Civil War.
  3. c Commonly known as 'fixer' in the darkroom. The chemical compound that is used to 'fix' the photograph by dissolving unexposed silver salts on the photo paper.
  4. d The composition technique concentrating on lines to make your photograph. Vertical lines mean power and strength. Horizontal lines show relaxation and calm. Diagonal lines show movement and are dynamic. Leading lines bring the viewer's eye into your photo and show depth.
  5. e The first camera, developed during the Rennaisance period. It was the size of a room, and literally means dark room.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The range of difference between the highlights and shadows in your photo. Contrast will add depth and a feeling of 3 dimensionality to your image.
  2. The astronomer who discovered sodium thiosulfate can be used to 'fix' photographs and allow them to be taken into open light.
  3. 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.
  4. The number defining how large or small your aperture is set to. Smaller numbers (1, 1.4, 2, 2.8) equal a larger opening, whereas larger numbers (22, 32, 45, 64) equal a smaller opening.
  5. The composition technique using different textures to create the focal point of your photo. Angled light is needed to bring out the textures, photographing during the golden hour is the best way to emphasize texture.

5 True/False questions

  1. WeegeeA 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.


  2. PPIBasic Daylight Exposure or the Sunny 16 Rule. On a sunny day, your proper exposure outdoors will always be 1/125th of a second at f16.


  3. Move toolUsed to move objects and layers on your document. Shortcut: v


  4. Edward S. CurtisKnown best for his work with the Native American tribes, documenting them with over 40,000 photographs. He also became well versed in their cultures and languages.


  5. Flatten LayersLayers: 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.