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Photo vocab

composition the way in which in a picture are arranged.
shutter the part of the camera that opens and closes.
shutter speed how fast the shutter opens and closes.Ex. 1/60
aperture the opening of the lens to allow light to reach the film.
f-stop the actual measure of the aperture of your lens. ex. 2.8,a4,5.6,8,11,16,22.
focus the crispness of an image in you photo.
depth of field the range,of the place in your photo that is in focus.
light meter a piece of camera equipment that measure the intensity of the light around your subject.
exposure the total amount of light allowed to pass through a lens to the film.
overexposure when too much light is allowed to pass through a lens to the film.
underexposure when not enough light is allowed to pass through a lens to the film.
bracketing shooting a series of shots of the same scene at different levels of exposure,from light to dark.
color element of art: hue value and intensity
contrast the range of values, from light to dark.
developer a chemical solution used to develop your film or pictures.
enlarger device in the dark room to make pictures larger.
freeze to capture action or moving subject in a photograph without blurring.
ISO the number that represents a films speed.
rule of thirds frame of view divided into thirds both horizontally and vertically.
stop bath chemical that is used to stop further developing.
tripod 3 legged stand for holding a camera still.
loupe A magnifying glass that sits on top of a negative.
panning Moving the camera during an exposure to follow a moving subject.
pattern principal of design that is a repetition of any of the elements of art.
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