| Aperture Defined
| A term given to a hole or
opening. In optics it is the name given to the hole or opening which light
is admitted, it determines the angle of a bundle of rays that come to focus
on the image. While in photography it refers to the size of the opening in
the lens that determines the amount of light falling onto the sensor.
|Burning and Dodging
|A method of changing the
exposure of areas of an image. Giving longer exposures, making it lighter is
'dodging', while shorter exposures adding darker areas is 'burning'.
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|when a person stops taking
photographs in order to look through the images they have taken. It can also
refer to checking every photograph that you take on the LCD as soon as
taken. The term comes about through the actions observed, in some, of
excitement and the noises Oooh!
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of obtaining photographs using a digital camera through a spotting scope to
create powerful telephoto pictures. A technique popular with birdwatchers
who have found the digital camera a useful addition to their field
telescopes. The technique amongst birders is sometimes called digiscopy
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Fine Art Photography
|Looking at how to determine
when a photograph becomes more than just a photograph and therefore gets
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The photochrome process
was half photography and half an early form of printing. It produced colour
photographs around 50 years before colour photography was generally
available and allows us to have a glimpse back into the end of the 1800ís.
|The art of taking photographs
in a set sequence in order to tell a news story, the photographs can encapsulate
situations, people, events and scenes of good and bad but in the end they are
there to help the reader understand what is happening in that situation.
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A style of photography used at the turn of the 20th Century, an early form
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