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In manual exposure mode, the photographer chooses both aperture and shutter speed for exposure.
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generally undesirable in photography, and many photographers want to try and reduce it when taking photographs. Noise reduction tends to be about preventing noise in the first place, where as…
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is an activity performed by a device that optically scans images, printed text, handwriting, or an object, and converts it to a digital image. Common examples found in offices are variations of the de…
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In photography, background usually refers to either an artificial backdrop placed behind the subject in studio photography, or more generally, the area in any picture that's behind the main subject.
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a common film format that was popular before the dominance of digital photography
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part of the editing process whereby unwanted portions are removed from the edges of an image
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Adobe's RAW development workflow software. Version 3 was released in 2010 and was superceded by version 4 in March, 2012.
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A head sits atop the tripod legs. Common types of heads are ballheads, 3-way, and 2-way.
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Single Lens Reflex: a type of camera which uses a mirror system to reflect light into an optical viewfinder.
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designed for macro photography.
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Smart phone produced by Apple Inc.
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a state in which two devices can work together. In photography compatible gear can be used together. An example of this is a lens and a camera sharing the same mount.
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A common prime focal length of 50 millimeters
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Questions regarding the Apple Mac hardware, and by extension the Mac OS X operating system.
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Questions concerning software running under Microsoft Windows, a popular family of operating systems.
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Optical devices used between camera and lens to magnify middle part of projected image, effectively turning the lens into a longer (but slower) one.
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A bag, satchel, or backpack with protective and convenience features designed specifically for transporting photographic equipment.
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a cell phone that has a camera built-in.
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for questions about photography accessories.
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A high-end full-frame DSLR from Canon, released in 2012.
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Questions about the history of photography, including why things are the way they are today.
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the state of the atmosphere, to the degree that it is hot or cold, wet or dry, calm or stormy, clear or cloudy.
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a feature in many modern cameras that allows the user to measure light levels through the lens that will capture the picture.
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In photography the shutter-release button (sometimes just shutter release or shutter button) is a button found on many cameras, used to take a picture. When pressed, the shutter of the camera is "rele…
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used with interchangeable lenses to focus closer, useful in macro photography. The tube contains no optical elements; its sole purpose is to move the lens farther from the image…
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Comparison of various aspects of digital photography against film photography.
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a specific organization of colours. In combination with physical device profiling, it allows for reproducible representations of colour, in both analogue and digital representations.…
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a particular way that information is encoded for storage in a computer file.
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a type of documentary photography that features subjects in candid situations within public places such as streets, parks, beaches, malls, political conventions and other setting…
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'Wireless Flash' refers to the technology/products used to trigger/control one or more flash units using either radio transmissions or bursts of visible light. This can be convenient for a photographe…
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The workflow involving the storage, organization, tagging, and cataloguing of digital images, particularly with software such as Aperture, iPhoto and Adobe Lightroom.
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Electronic visual displays for computers.
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Questions to help in choosing the most appropriate software for certain type of work. Note that these are usually off-topic here.
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a lens defect which causes straight lines to be curved or bowed
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Error in computer data (of a picture) during reading, writing, transferring, processing etc.
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"Crop Factor" refers to the sensor size of a camera relative to a 35mm (Full-Frame).