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WK3 Vocab

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Shutter:

A device that allows light to pass

 

 

Automatic mode

Th camera takes the photo with just a click of a button

 

 

Aperture:

A hole through which light travels

 

 

Scene modes

A list of modes to be used in various situation

 

 

Programmed mode

gives you a few more basic controls then automatic

 

 

Exposure

The amount of light per unit area

 

 

Overexposure

When a photo has loss of highlights or detail

 

 

Underexposure

When a photo has loss of shadow deatail

 

 

Shutter-priority mode

Allows user to choose shutter speed

 

 

Aperture-priority mode

Allows the user to choose the specific aperture value while camera select shutter speed to match

 

 

Manual mode

gives the photographer control

 

 

image sensor

A device that converts an optical image into a electronic signal

 

ISO

The indication of how sensitive a film is to light

 

 

Depth Of Field

The distance between the nearest and farthest objects

 

 

Sharpness

A combination of both resolution and acutance

 

 

f-stops

it is the opening that lets light into your camera

 

 

lens

A device that transmits and reflects light

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