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  1. Sodium Thiosulfate
  2. Crop tool
  3. Timothy O'Sullivan
  4. Flatten Layers
  5. Edward S. Curtis
  1. a 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.
  2. b Used to crop into your photograph more, cutting out distracting objects or to move into your subject. Shortcut: c
  3. c 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.
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. 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.
  2. When properly used, they will create depth, contrast and added interest for your viewer.
  3. 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.
  4. The composition technique that breaks your frame into 9 even squares, and concentrates on keeping your subject outside of the center square, to keep your viewer's eye moving around the composition.
  5. Where the viewer's eye rests in your photo.

5 True/False questions

  1. Matthew BradyLayer masks are used to put 'on top' of adjustment layers to select only part of the image for the layer adjustment to show.


  2. 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.


  3. Layer MaskThe 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. Fox TalbotWhere the viewer's eye rests in your photo.


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