Basic Photography State Test
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Famous Photographer, Black and White landscapes, Yosemite Valley National Park
First photograph in 1826, took 8 hours to expose
Inventor of Kodak, popularized roll film
Dr. Edwin Land
is a type of cell phone that takes pictures that can be sent to other camera phones or computers
used for vacations, easy to pack around, simple operation
Digital Point and Shoot Camera
Single Lens Reflex, bigger camera, can switch the lenses out
use for studio only, plug in for flash lighting
Camera controls all of the functions for optimum exposure
You as the photographer control all of the functions for optimum exposure
You control the white balance, ISO, and flash. The camera controls the rest for the best exposure
You as the photographer control the aperture, while the camera controls the shutter speed for the correct exposure
You as the photographer control the shutter speed, while the camera controls the aperture for the correct exposure
A file that contains data that have not been compressed processed in any manner
RAW file type
print quality raster image
compressed file type, good for transferring over the internet, fast uploads
stores all layers so you can continue to work in photoshop
flash memory mass storage device, better cost to memory size ratio,
Secure Digital, Commonly used today, stores media on a portable device that can be easily read by a computer
look longer than a typical SD card, Can be read in music players, PDA's, cell phones, playstation portable, more use than just for cameras
Sony Memory Stick
Compact Disk, originally developed to store and play audio recordings-later adapted for storage of data
Camera/computer internal hard drive, storing photos on your camera and not on an SD/Compact Flash
What lens would you use for Landscape photos? getting a wide shot, mostly everything in the photo
Wide Angle Lens
What lens would you use for Street and documentary?
What lens would you use for Portraits?
What lens would you use for Sports, Birds, Wildlife?
Element of Composition: decreasing clutter in photo and having one subject be the main element
DCI/Dominant Center of Interest
Element of Composition: Position the most important elements in your image along these lines where they intersect
Rule of Thirds
Element of Composition: Adds depth to an image, focuses the viewer on the framed object,
Element of Composition: Paves an easy path for the eye to follow through different elements of a photo
Element of Composition: Symmetrical Balance
Element of Composition: Asymmetrical Balance
Element of Composition: elevated view of an object from above, aerial view/overhead
Birds Eye View
Element of Composition: camera angle located below the point of primary interest and pointed upward, adds emphasis
Worms Eye View
Element of Composition: Two objects overlap one another, if the overlap is slight it can be distracting
Detail an image holds, amount of pixels per square inch
tiny little boxes that make up a photo, one of many from which an image is composed
An opening, especially one that admits light
The amount of time the shutter inside the camera is open to expose your photo.
Distance between the nearest and furthest points at which the screen image is in reasonably sharp focus.
Depth of Field
Sensitivity to light
A function on cameras that forces the camera to see an object as white, without regard to the type of light hitting it or the actual color of the object
A three-footed stand often used to balance a camera
What tool allows you to resize and rotate an image?
Where are the exposure modes located? (Shutter Priority, Manual mode, Aperture priority, etc.)
Displays settings on your camera
What does the DISP button do on your camera?
The distance between the focal point and the lens
What photoshop tool brightens?
What photoshop tool darkens?
What is the shortcut to deselect?
What is the shortcut to the transform tool?
What is the shortcut to undo?
Which photography orientation is taller than it is widel
Background blurred, subject in focus
Shallow depth of field
Everything in focus
Deep depth of field
motion is blurred
Slow shutter speed
motion is frozen in action
Fast shutter speed
Which part of the camera controls depth of field?
Which part of the camera controls subject movement?
T/F The f/stop number has nothing to do with the amount of light that is let into the camera
NOT a japanese camera manufacturer
Focuses the lens
Pushing the shutter button half way down does what?
one footed stand often used to balance a camera
Intensity of Color
Pixels per inch
What does PPI stand for
distribution of tones throughout the image
How many pixels in a Megapixel?
What is the layer called when you have it selected in Photoshop?
Mountain on a mode dial
Runner on a mode dial
Shortcut to get to the rulers
Landed on the moon
What significant event happened the same year the digital camera was invented?
On the top of the layers
When a new layer is created where is it stacked in the layers panel?
Continuous Shooting mode
Several photographs are captured in quick succession by either pressing the shutter button or holding it down
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