5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Layer Mask
- Matthew Brady
- Timothy O'Sullivan
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- e The opening in the lens that allows light to come through to expose your photo.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The French artist who developed the first successful means to create images using silver plated copper sheets.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- Allowing too much light into your camera for your photograph. Your photo will be too light or white.
5 True/False questions
Focal Point → Where the viewer's eye rests in your photo.
Resolution → You 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.
Action → You 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.
Composition → The arrangement of subjects and objects in the frame of your photo.
Landscape → This 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.