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Arts and Humanities
Vocabulary for Photography
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The opening in a photographic lens that admits light. The shutter speed determines how long light hits the camera's sensor. The aperture determines how much light gets through.
An action photo tells a story or captures a moment. With the exception of group pictures or individual mug shots ,yearbook photos are candid photos.
Center of interest
The subject of a photo.
Cropping is when you theow somthing away.
Marking a photo to indicate which area of the picture you would like reproduced in the yearbook.
The largest ,most dynamic photo on a spread. Typically ,the dominant photo is two to two and a half times larger than any other photo on the spread.
deplth of field
The distance in front and behind the subject of a photo that is inacceptable focus, the zone of sharpest focus.
To walk around looking for interest candid subjects to shoot
To surround or frame the center of interest with another object (for example , a doorway) to attract the audience's attention to the primary subject of the photo
The number that indicates the camera's sensitivity to light. The higher the number, the less you need, BUT the noisier (grainer) the photograph looks.
Lines the eye follows in a photograph, particularly lines running from the foreground to the background.
A unit to one million pixels. A term used to describe resolution; the more pixels in an image, the higher the resolution of that image.
A straightforward head-and-shoulders shot.
The arrangement of objects in a photograph
photo op (opportunity)
A staged event, usually a pep rally or other official school function on campus (or can be off campus).
of pixels that make up a digital image. Measured in dots per inch, resolution determines the quality of detailing an image. The higher the resolution , the more pixels per inch. The more pixels per inch , the greater the detail. An image with low resolution , 72 dpi for example , will not reproduce well in a yearbook. A resolution of 300 dpi is recommended for optional print quality.
digital image storage device
The technique in which the subject of a photograph is in a sharp focus while elements around it are not. An object in sharp focus will be isolated from blurred surroundings.
The measurement of how long the camera's shutter remains open as a picture is being taken. The aperture and the shutter speed together determine how much light the camera's sensor for how long.
The image is not sharply focused.
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