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Photography Key Voca
Vocab. For digital lit.
|Small little dots that make up images on a computer display. One pixel is equal to one dot of color.
|Total amount of light allowed to fall on the film or sensor while taking a photograph.
|Photograph that shows land like a scene in nature, cities, the country, etc.
|Photograph of a person or group of people that displays the expression, personality, and mood of the subject. The focus of the photograph is usually the person's face, although the entire body and the background may be included.
|Photographs that are black and white or sepia. Sepia tones have a hue that resemble the effect of aging in old photographs (different shades of brown)
|Close-up photography, usually of very small subjects. The size of the subject in the photo is usually greater than it’s actual life size. This might be a close-up of flowers, water droplets, someone’s eye, etc.
|The taking of photographs of the ground from an elevated or high position. Many times the camera is mounted on a flying object (plane, sky diver, etc.)
|A room that can be made completely dark to allow the processing of light sensitive photographic materials
|Arranging elements within your photo in a way that best captures your subjects by either changing or positioning the subjects themselves or by changing the camera position.
|This object is used to steady and raise a camera, a flash of some kind, or other photographic equipment. It has three legs and a mounting head to attach the camera.
|What the photographer looks through to compose and to focus the picture
|Rule of Thirds
|The “rule” where an image that you want to photograph should be imagined as divided into nine equal parts (two equally-spaced horizontal and vertical lines).
|To trim the photo to the required size and composition (usually electronically)