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Creative Photography module one quiz
Terms in this set (26)
Wide Angle Lens
Shrinks the object in front of it, by way of a shorter focal length.
An adjustment that can be made to the color so that whites will appear white and not yellow or blue in the photograph.
Tagged Image File Format; a lossless file format.
Those that magnify an image or make an object seem closer than it really is.
Tells the size of the grain in film.
Single Lens Reflex
Semi-automatic movement of the mirror, which produces an exact image in the viewfinder.
The length of time that light is let into the camera in order to expose the film.
Opens and closes between the film and the lens, letting light in only when you have told the camera to do so.
The equivalent of film speed on a digital camera.
A file format that is offered on some digital cameras. This file saves the actual data and they are not processed by the camera.
Point and Shoot Camera
Uses an optical viewfinder, rather than having the semiautomatic mirror.
The smallest unit of the picture that can be controlled.
Does not use a lens and has a very small aperture.
Five sided mirror whose job it is to flip the light from the image so that the image appears right side up rather than the inverted image that first occurs.
Works like a telephoto lens; the image quality remains the same as the image is magnified.
A ground or molded piece of glass, plastic, or other transparent material with opposite surfaces either or both of which are curved, by means of which light rays are refracted so that they converge or diverge to form an image.
Large and medium format cameras
Uses a negative film size that is greater than the usual 35mm.
Also known as a Joint Photo Experts Group; the default file format in many digital cameras on the market today.
The distance between the lens and the film, when the lens is focused at an infinite distance.
Crops the image and enlarges this cropped image to fill the frame of the camera.
Controls the aperture; a set of overlapping metal plates that can expand out to allow more light or fold in on each other to reduce the amount of light.
A digital version of the traditional SLR camera.
Uses an electronic image sensor to digitally record an image.
Bends the light toward the center of the lens since one or both sides of the glass curve out.
A light-tight box that contains a light sensitive material or device and a way of letting in a desired amount of light at particular times in order to create an image on the light-sensitive material.
Refers to the lens opening that allows us to control the amount of light that reaches the film or digital sensor.