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a camera that takes video or still photographs (or both) by recording images on a light-sensitive sensor

digital camera

2

Where did the word pixels come from?

PICture ELements

3

printer prints the image

DPI- Dots Per Inch

4

monitor displays the image

PPI- Pixels Per Inch

5

resolution of a digital photo

pixels dimensions

6

helps you determine the largest size of prints you can expect to make without sacrificing the quality of the image

megapixels

7

multiplying the pixel dimensions give you the

megapixel rating

8

a thin, flat display device made up of any number of color or monochrome pixels arrayed in front of a light source or reflector

LCD- Liquid Crystal Display

9

a window on the back of the camera you look through to position the shot

optical viewfinder

10

primary drawback to the optical viewfinder and is the displacement or difference in the apparent position of the object being viewed

parallax

11

a viewfinder in which the image captured by the lens is projected electronically onto a miniature display

EVF- electronic viewfinder

12

information about the camera's settings displayed on the LCD screen

OSD- on-screen display

13

typically a small and inexpensive camera

ultra compact digital camera

14

digital camera used for taking most pictures by consumers

compact digital camera

15

designed for more skilled or hobbyist photographer

advanced digital camera

16

top of the line camera; primarily used by professionals

DSLR- Digital Single-Lens Reflex Camera

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What are the four primary points to consider that impact the quality of a photo?

1. The quality of the device
2. The size (pixels) of the image
3. The digital format in which it is stored
4. The technical proficiency and the “eye" of the photographer (biggest factor)

18

adds more tension and energy

rule of thirds

19

focus is fixed and can't be adjusted

fixed focus

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auto focus kicks in as you start to press the shutter button

auto focus

21

photographer focuses the camera on the lense

manual focus

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the subject is magnified through the camera's optics or lens (image quality is not lost)

Optical zoom

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artificial zoom (crops your image)(image quality is lost)

digital zoom