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Things to Know:

1. What are the types of white balance and draw the symbol for each.

Auto- camera sets white balance (AWB)

Daylight- camera adds warm tones; used for day photos (sun)

Cloudy- camera adds warm tones; used for cloudy photos (cloud)

Shade- camera adds warm tones; used for shady photos (house with a shade)

Tungsten- camera adds cool tones (light)

Fluorescent- camera adds cool, red tones (battery?)

2. What is the difference among large format cameras, medium format, DSLR, and compact?

Large format cameras are old, big cameras. Medium format cameras are also old, but not as big.. DSLR cameras are newer, but look older. Compact cameras are smaller, easier to carry around, but don’t have much options to it.

3. What time periods were they used?

Large format cameras were common in the 1930’s-1950’s. Medium format cameras were common around 1890-1950s. DSLR cameras and compact cameras are still used today.

4. What does SLR stand for?

Single Lens Reflex

5. Who made the first photograph?

A French inventor named Nicéphore Niépce made the first photograph.

6.Who is Daguerre and what did he contribute?

Dagguere was a Frenchman who made the dagguereotype photos, who invented permanent photographs.

7. What is the rule of thirds? What would a photo look like using this?

Rule of thirds is a grid. The subject would not be in the middle.

8. What are leading lines?

Leading lines are something in a photo that lead to the subject.

9. What is framing?

Framing is when something makes it seem like its framing the subject.

10. What’s the difference between bird’s eye and worm’s eye view?

Bird’s eye view is when a photograph is taken from above. Worm’s eye view is when a photograph is taken below.

11.  What is libel?

Libel is something that can ruin a person’s reputation, or is a false statement.

12. What is obscenity? The acronym for the test to determine?

Obscenity is something that may be offensive to others. The LAPS  test is used to determine obscenity.

13. What is invasion of privacy?

Invasion of privacy is basically invading someone’s property, when they do not want you to.

14. Copyright infringement?

Copyright infringement is something that give the photography (or author) full credit on their work.

15. What is the difference between being unethical and breaking the law in photojournalism?

Being unethical means you should not do it (but you can). Breaking the law in photojournalism can be anything, like taking other people’s works; it is completely illegal

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