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5 Matching questions

  1. Sodium Thiosulfate
  2. Shutter Speed
  3. Lines
  4. Albumen
  5. Shadows
  1. a When properly used, they will create depth, contrast and added interest for your viewer.
  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 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.
  4. d The amount of time the shutter inside the camera is open to expose your photo.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Writing with light.
  2. Known 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.
  3. An adjustment in Photoshop used to fine tune the overall exposure, and also work on the contrast of your image.
  4. British inventor in the 1800's and photographer, who created the Calotype process, which is what modern photographic processes are derived.
  5. Where the viewer's eye rests in your photo.

5 True/False questions

  1. 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.

          

  2. RepetitionThe 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.

          

  3. LevelsThe 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.

          

  4. HerschelThe astronomer who discovered sodium thiosulfate can be used to 'fix' photographs and allow them to be taken into open light.

          

  5. UnderexposedAllowing too little light into your camera for your photograph. Your photo will be too dark or black.