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Unit 2:

Photography

TermDefinition
Aperture Device the controls the quantity of light that passes through the lense.
Card Readers Input device that reads memory cards.
Close up Framing technique that captures the head and shoulders of the subject.
Digital Zoom Zoom takes a portion of the image and enlarges it electronically; the image quality is reduced since digital zoom enlarges the same set of pixels without adding details.
Extreme Close up A framing technique that cuts off top of head and chin of subject.
Flash A device used in photography producing a flash of artificial light.
Image stabilization Vibration reduction and anti shake.
Internal Memory Built in storage
LCD screens Allows user to see what the image will look like.
Long Shot A framing technique used capture the environment and full body of subject.
Macro zoom Zoom that allows you to take extreme close ups
Megapixel One million pixels; describes the size of the images captured by a camera.
Memory Card Removable storage device used in digital cameras (such as SD cards, compact flash cards)
Mid Shot A framing technique that captures subject from the waist up.
Model Dial Used to change camera functions.
Preview Mode Used to review images taken.
Optical zoom Zoom that physically increases the length of the lens, essentially creating a magnifying glass; produces a higher- quality image.
Raw Is a camera file format that acts like a negative allowing you to make significant changes to the original image
Resolution The quality or sharpness of an image, usually measured in pixels per inch; the more pixels, the higher the resolution.
Rule of thirds Divides the frame into 9 sections, points of interest should occur at 1/3 or 2/3.
Shutter speed The amount of time that the shutter is open.
Tripod A three-legged object used as support for a camera.
Universal Serial Bus Cable Used to transfer images from a camera to a computer.
White Balance A feature on digital cameras used to accurately balance color.
Created by: Sagittarius