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a measure of how long how film or sensor is exposed to light, due to the shutter being opened and closed. This is usually measured in seconds, or fractions of a second. Longer shu…
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the science of light, and in photography often refers more specifically to to the properties and construction of lenses or the technical aspects of light sensors.
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an adjustable "lossy" compression method commonly used in digital photograph. The most common filename extensions for images using the JPEG format are .jpg and .jpeg. Compare to alternative i…
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a piece of photographic equipment designed to prevent camera movement and support the weight of a camera. A tripod consists of 3 legs(compared to a bipod or monopod) which stand on the gro…
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Various parameters on the dials, menus, etc. in a camera
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the measurement of the camera's sensor/film sensitivity to light. It is one of the 3 ways to create a well exposed image (The other two being Aperture and Shutter Speed). Typically, a higher IS…
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the type of photography specializing in celestial objects such as the sun, moon, stars, and sky.
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a manufacturer of optical equipment, and particularly cameras and lenses. Their main DSLR and SLT photographic line website is at: http://sony.com/alpha
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For questions about the repairing of equipment.
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Using flash(es) while not mounted on camera hot-shoe.
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taken with shutter speeds generally longer or much longer than one second, in order to capture stationary objects in low light while blurring or obscuring moving elements.
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quantifies how much detail an image can convey
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the period of time between the sunset and the sunrise when the Sun is below the horizon. This occurs after dusk. The start and end times of a night vary based on factors such as season, latit…
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designed for use without needing to alter various settings, hence it's as simple as pointing and shooting.
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Questions related to photography that involves a single defined subject that is typically intended for product documentation or advertising.
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the placement or arrangement of visual elements or ingredients in a work of art, as distinct from the subject of a work. It can also be thought of as the organization of the elements of…
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Photography which depicts natural scenery, typically where a wide view of mountains, lakes, fields, or forests is the main subject of the composition.
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Of and relating to the specifics of lens construction and manufacture.
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Acronym for High Dynamic Range photography - a method of combining multiple images with varying tonal ranges into a single image that shows a wider range of values (from dark to light) than can be cap…
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describes clarity of detail, the perceived combination of resolution and acutance.
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the direct control of a camera/lens's focus by the photographer. This is generally accomplished by turning a focus ring which is mechanically coupled to the lens's focus, but some came…
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Vital to all digital cameras, and required for many film cameras — and for many accessories.
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Workflow refers to the actions a photographer takes to produce a finished product. This includes the process from taking a file from the camera, through editing on a computer to printing the file (…
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the practice of ensuring equipment stays in full working order by avoiding damage.
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broken, or might be broken, or you're worried something might break it.
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an interface, mechanical and often also electrical, between a photographic camera body and a lens. It is confined to cameras where the body allows interchangeable lenses.
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A mid-range, 16MP cropped-sensor DSLR from Nikon introduced in 2010. Superseded by the 24MP D7100 in 2013.
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the computational transformation of an image signal. It's about the technical side of batch transformations, conversions, and enhancements, as distinct from post-processing (adjust…
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The word photography means "drawing with light". Controlling or selecting the light a camera records is essential to all aspects of photographic composition.
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the timeless and generic aspects of cameras; even as technology evolves, these things will remain essentially the same.
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a popular DSLR camera released in 2010 as part of Canon's entry-level "Digital Rebel" series. Also known as the T2i.
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the process of taking a series of photos at a set interval with the intention of playing them back as a movie at a much shorter interval. This gives the appearance of high spe…
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Questions about law/legal issues affecting photographers
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From simple to complicated setups, if it involves the techniques and equipment necessary to artificially light objects or people within the studio environment, it is generally considered to be studio …
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technically a specific type of lens design, but usually means any lens with a long focal length and correspondingly narrow field of view.
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Questions concerning usage of video mode of photography equipment. For questions about video consider "Video Production" sister site.