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Adult Education - Digital Photography

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Photography lesson1

  1. 1. Adult Education Digital Photography
  2. 2. Camera Parts and Equipment <ul><li>Shooting Mode - </li></ul><ul><li>Shutter Button </li></ul><ul><li>Battery/Card Lock/Compartment - </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Card - </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Flash Hot Shoe </li></ul><ul><li>Connector Cover </li></ul><ul><li>HDMI </li></ul><ul><li>Tripod Socket </li></ul><ul><li>USB to 4pin Cord </li></ul><ul><li>Card Reader </li></ul>
  3. 3. Vocabulary Term Definition Pixel the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored dot); &quot;the greater the number of pixels per inch the greater the resolution&quot; Megapixel A megapixel is equal to one million pixels (picture elements). Digital images are made up of thousands of these tiny, tile-like picture elements. Ppi Pixels per inch is part of how you would define the resolution of an object that is screen-based. Some use DPI and PPI interchangeably, though this is technically incorrect. Dpi Dots Per Inch is a term that also refers to printing and the amount of ink that actually is placed upon the print medium. Dots Per Inch is a property of a print graphic and determines how it prints - its size and quality. ...
  4. 4. Vocabulary Term Definition Aperture In optics, an aperture is a hole or an opening through which light travels. More specifically, the aperture of an optical system is the opening that determines the cone angle of a bundle of rays that come to a focus in the image plane. ... F-stop In optics, the f-number (sometimes called focal ratio, f-ratio, or relative aperture) of an optical system expresses the diameter of the entrance pupil in terms of the focal length of the lens; in simpler terms, the f-number is the focal length divided by the &quot;effective&quot; aperture diameter. ... Great Website Shutter speed The length of time during which the camera shutter remains open. These speeds are expressed in seconds or fractions of a second. ie: 2, 1, 1/2, 1/4, 1/8, 1/15, 1/30, 1/60, 1/125, 1/250, 1/500, 1/1000, 1/2000, 1/4000, 1/8000. Each speed increment halves the amount of light.
  5. 5. Term Definition ISO Film speed or how sensitive the sensor/film is to light - White balance In photography and image processing, color balance is the global adjustment of the intensities of the colors (typically red, green, and blue primary colors). ... Adjusts the brightest part of a scene so it appears white. How a digital camera records color is affected by the source of light Jpg In computing, JPEG (, ) (named after the Joint Photographic Experts Group who created the standard) is a commonly used method of lossy compression for photographic images. The degree of compression can be adjusted, allowing a selectable tradeoff between storage size and image quality. ... Gif The Graphics Interchange Format (GIF) is a bitmap image format that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987 and has since come into widespread usage on the World Wide Web due to its wide support and portability. Tif (tiff) Bmp Png Filesize
  6. 6. Term Definition Tif (tiff) Tagged Image File Format (abbreviated TIFF) is a file format for storing images, including photographs and line art. As of 2009, it is under the control of Adobe Systems. ... Bmp The BMP file format, sometimes called bitmap or DIB file format (for device-independent bitmap), is an image file format used to store bitmap digital images, especially on Microsoft Windows and OS/2 operating systems. Png Portable Network Graphics (PNG) is a bitmapped image format that employs lossless data compression. PNG was created to improve upon and replace GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) as an image-file format not requiring a patent license. It is or spelled out as P-N-G. ... Filesize Size of the image in bytes. To convert to kilobytes, divide by 1000. To convert to megabytes, divide by 1000000.
  7. 7. Photography Basics <ul><li>Rule of Thirds </li></ul><ul><li>Depth of Field </li></ul><ul><li>High and Low Camera Angles </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. Storing Photos <ul><li>Using Software/Tags </li></ul><ul><li>Creating Folders </li></ul><ul><li>Using Appropriate filenames </li></ul><ul><li>What are the file extension/file types </li></ul>
  9. 9. Picasa 3 <ul><li>Google Product – you must sign up and create a google account </li></ul><ul><li>It’s Free….but you have to download it. </li></ul><ul><li>How does Picasa 3 work? </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Management: web albums </li></ul><ul><li>Editing </li></ul><ul><li>Projects (collages, presentations, movies) </li></ul>