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Beginning Digital Photography Tuscola CUD #301 Dec. 7, 2006 Presented by W. Eiben
What to Know What is a Digital Image Types of Digital Cameras Image Compression and File Format Camera Settings Downloading Photos Editing Photos Printing Photos Publishing Photos
Pixels 1800 x 1600 or 2.88 Million Pixels or 2.88 MegaPixels picture element - (computer science) the smallest discrete component of an image or picture on a CRT screen (usually a colored square or dot).
Pixilation is an effect caused by displaying a digital image or a section of a digital image at such a large size that individual pixels, small single-colored square display elements that compose the image, are visible to the eye.
Types of Digital Cameras Point and Shoot Cameras 8 x 10 prints 3 to 4 Megapixels Little Creative Control Prosumer Cameras 8 x 10 prints 5 to 6 Megapixels Advanced Features Professional Cameras DSLR (Digital Single Lens Reflex) 6 to 12 Megapixels Changeable Lenses
LCD Display Immediate Feed back Arm Shake Uses Power Can Be Misleading Hard to Use in Bright Light Viewfinder Conserves battery power Not all cameras have them Can’t take angled shots Suffer from Parallax Can be Blocked by extended lens
Composing A Picture 1. Rule of Thirds 2. The Golden Rule 3. Leading Lines 4. Contrast 5. Framing the Photograph Identify Point of Interest
Lake and Rock Take up 1/3 The dominant object is 1/3 from bottom/top/left or right Rule of Thirds
The most important part of the image is near the lower right corner of the picture (the lower right quarter) Golden Rule
Lines/Elements that lead the eye into the photo Leading Lines