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Shutter Release

the button at the top of the camera used to take the picture.


an adjustable opening in a camera that limits amount of light.

Focal Length

the distance from the center of a lens to the focal point.


when graphics don't overpower text.


using the veiwfinder of the camera to select what part of the subject to photograph.


a three-footed stand often used to balance a camera.

File compression

the process of reducing the size of a file so that you can fit more files into the same amount of disk space.

Rule of Thirds

when an image is divided into thirds horizontally and vertically.


A device that removes something from whatever passes through it


the part of the camera that indicates the field of view that is seen by the camera lens.


the little squares that can be seen when a graphics image is enlarged


one million pixels


the number of pixels or dots that a monitor can display.

Depth of field

the portion of a scene that appears acceptably sharp in the image.

Zoom lens

a camera lens that magnifies the image.

Landscape orientation

Printing a document where it's wider than tall.


a drawing, painting , or photograph of a person, especially the face, taller than wider.


the clarity of detail in a photo.


a quality of a given color that differs slightly from a primary color.

Angle of view

the amount of area capture in a camera shot, varies based on the use of different kinds of lenses.


an image editing program


a distinctive shape used to represent an organization.


a process that combines all layers and reduces file size.

Active Layer

appears highlighted in the layers panel.

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