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  1. Flatten Layers
  2. Layer Mask
  3. Fox Talbot
  4. Calotypes
  5. Contrast
  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 range of difference between the highlights and shadows in your photo. Contrast will add depth and a feeling of 3 dimensionality to your image.
  3. c British inventor in the 1800's and photographer, who created the Calotype process, which is what modern photographic processes are derived.
  4. d 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.
  5. e The first photographic process to use negatives and positives, thereby allowing for multiple reproductions from one photograph. The process used high quality writing paper instead of glass plates or copper sheets as a base.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The arrangement of subjects and objects in the frame of your photo.
  2. The composition technique of creating a very simple photo with one subject and no distractions for the viewer.
  3. Used to crop into your photograph more, cutting out distracting objects or to move into your subject. Shortcut: c
  4. Basic 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.
  5. 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.

5 True/False questions

  1. FramingPixels 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. Move toolYou 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. Timothy O'SullivanThe first person to ever appear in a photograph. He appeared only because he was not moving while Niepce exposed his photograph of the street scene from his window.


  4. Camera ObscuraLayer masks are used to put 'on top' of adjustment layers to select only part of the image for the layer adjustment to show.


  5. Equivalent ExposureThe amount of light needed to make a photograph.