“The photographer chooses the most suitable lens and sets the camera up on a tripod – hoping to capture the scene perfectly!”
- aperture – noun – an opening or open space – in photography the aperture is the opening in the lens that admits light
- bokeh – noun – the blurred quality or effect of a portion of a photographic image
- depth of field – noun phrase – the zone within a photo that appears in focus
- DSLR – abbreviation of Digital Single-Lens Reflex – relating to a camera that combines the optics and mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor
- exposure – noun – the amount of light reaching a frame of photographic film or the surface of an electronic image sensor
- flash – noun – a device for providing light for taking photographs
- focus – noun/verb – the area (of a photo) that can be resolved into a clear area / to bring (a camera) into focus
- ISO – acronym of International Organization for Standardization – sensitivity to light (of a camera)
- macro lens – noun – a lens used to take photos extremely close to the subject
- shoot – verb – to photograph or film (something)
- shutter speed – noun – the length of time when the film or digital sensor inside the camera is exposed to light
- shutterbug – noun (slang) – An amateur photography enthusiast.
- telephoto lens – noun – a lens that allows you to photograph a subject that is far away or magnify the subject of the photograph
- viewfinder – noun – the device on a camera showing the field of view (the area to be photographed) of the lens
- wide-angle lens – noun – a lens that allows you to fit more into the frame
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