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Abbreviations, common photography

Abstract Images, see Physiograph

AC Adapter:

                for accessory flash

                for digital camera

Accent light

Accessory camera back

Accessory equipment

                buying used

Accessory flash units

                shoe-mount

Accessory lenses

                close-up lenses, see Close-up lenses, accessory

Accessory  shots

                composition and

                film advance and

                flash and

                multiple exposure and

                see also Blurring action; Sports photography; Stop-action

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Active infrared auto focus system

Adams, Ansel, see zone system for determining

                Exposure

Adapter filter

                Lens

                Lens, for digital cameras

Adult  education classes

Advanced photo system cameras, see APS ( Advanced Photo Systems )cameras

Advanced photo system film, see APS ( Advanced Photo Systems ) film

Arial Photography

AF assist for auto focusing

Alkaline battery

                Digital camera

All in One Cameras, C Zoom lens reflex ( ZLR ) cameras

Ambient Light

                Shooting with, and at night, see night photography, shooting with existing light                                                    at night

American National Standards Institute ( ANSI )  American Photo

American Society of Media of Photographers

American Standards Association ( ASA)

Amphibious Cameras ( see underwater cameras)

 

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Analog image

Analyzing photographs

Angle of acceptance, exposure meter

Angle of illumination, flash

Angle of View Lens

Angles of Cameras, see camera angles

Anti Static Brush

Aperture, see lens Apertures

Aperture

Aperture-preferred cameras

Aperture – priority exposure mode

Apertures, lens, see f/stops; Lens apertures

Apochromatic ( APO ) lenses

APS ( advanced photo systems ) cameras

                Digital imaging for

                Film for

                Photo finishing

                As point and shoot camera

                PQIX , picture quality information exchange feature

                Print format control

                Print size

                Single Use type

APS ( advanced photo system ) film

                Magnetic coating (PQIX )

                Processing of

Archival mount and mat boards

Archival permanence

Artifacts, in digital images

Artificial light

ASA film speeds

                See also film speeds

ASMP Professional Business Practices in Photography

Aspherical lenses

Aspheric lenses, see aspherical lenses

Astrophotography

Autobracketing

Autoexposure

                APS cameras

                With close-ups

                In compact cameras

                In digital cameras

                Filter factor

                Filters

                Overriding

                Reversing lenses

                Traveling

Auto fill flash

 

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Auto flash

                Built-in

                Dedicated

                In digital cameras               

                Operating range

                Overriding

                In single-use cameras

Auto focus cameras

                APS cameras

                Compact cameras

                Digital cameras

                Filters

                Motor drive

Auto focus enlargers

Auto focus illuminator beam

Auto focus indicators in digital cameras

Auto focus in digital cameras

                Limitations of

Auto focus lenses

                Camera

                Lens extender

                Limitations

                Projector

                Reversing

Auto focus lock

                In digital cameras

Auto load

Automated photo making machine

Automatic aperture

Automatic exposure, see auto exposure

Automatic flash exposure, see auto flash

Automatic white balance mode, of digital cameras

Auto rewind

Auto wind

Auto-zoom flash head

Available light, see ambient light

Averaging exposure meters

 

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Babies, photographing

Background and composition

Background light

Back lighting

                Fill flash

Back light mode, of compact cameras

Back packs, photo

Back-printing

Back scatter, underwater flash

Back up copies of digital images

Ball head, tripod

Bare-bulb flash

Barn doors for studio lights

Basic darkroom book

Batteries

Camera

                Changing

                Cold weather

                Digital camera

                Exposure meter

                Flash unit

                Instant camera

                Life

                Non rechargeable

                Precautions with

                Rechargeable

                Spare

                When traveling

                Types of

Battery chargers

Battery check

Battery packs

                For digital cameras

Battery tester

Bayonette mount, for lenses

Bean bag, for camera support

Bellows, extension, see extension bellows

Between the lens shutter, see leaf shutter

Big bucks selling your photography

Binoculars, photographing through

Bit depth; see color depth, of scanners

 

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Black and white film

                Chart of available

                Chromogenic

                Color sensitivity of

                Composition

                For copy work

                Existing lights and night shooting

                Filters for

                Infrared

                Panchromatic

                For photographic copying

                Processing, see processing of films and prints

                Reversal ( slide ) film

                Single use cameras

                Zone system for determining exposure of

Black and white prints, scanning

Black and white slides duplicating

Black spots or objects on pictures

Blotters, photo                                                                                    

 

Blurring action

Books about photography

Borderless prints

Bottle top opener

Bounce card for flash

Bounce Flash

Bounce lighting, see also bounce flash

Bounce light reflector

Bracketing exposures

                Filter factors

                Flash

Breech lock mount

Bridge cameras, see zoom lens reflex ( ZLR) cameras

B shutter setting

Buffer, in digital camera

Buffer in digital cameras

Bulb mode

 

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Bulbs

                Enlarger, see enlarger bulbs

                Flash, see flashbulbs

                Photoflood, see photoflood bulbs

                Projector, see projector bulbs

Tungsten –halogen, see Tungsten-halogen bulbs

Bulk film

Bulk film back

Burning in enlarging technique

Burst rate of digital cameras

Button cells

Byte, see Gigabyte, Kilobyte, Megabyte

 

Cable release, see also remote cord

Cadmium sulfide

Camera angles

Camera back

Camera brands

Camera bags

Camera care

Camera case

Camera clubs

Camera insurance

Camera movement, see camera shake

Camera parts diagrams

Camera protection

Camera purchase tips

Camera repairs

Cameras

                traveling with

                carrying two identical bodies

                testing

                type to take

Camera, types of, see specific types, e.g. single lens reflex (SLR ) cameras, digital cameras

Camera shake

                Macro lens

                Telephoto lens

Camera strap

Camera support, see also tripods

 

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Candid pictures

Capture rate in digital cameras

Career in photography

Cartridge film

Catadioptric lenses

CCD ( charge coupled device ) in digital cameras, see also image sensor

C- clamp for camera support

CD burner see also recordable drives, rewritable drives

CD (compact discs)

                Capacity of

                Formats of

                Image storage on

                Instructional

                Mini

Celsius temperature scale

Centerpost tripod

Center weighted metering

Centrigrade temperature scale

Changing bag

Chemical contamination

Chromogenic black and white film

Circular fish-eye lenses

Circular polarizing filter

Classes, photography

Clear center filter

Click stops on lenses

Clear focus lenses

Close up lenses, accessory

                Using

                Variable

                See also macro lenses

Close up mode of compact cameras

 

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Close-ups

                With compact cameras

                Depth of field

                With digital cameras

                Exposure factors

                Filters

                Flash     

                Focusing

                Framing

                Macro lenses, see macro lenses

                Nonoptical options

                Reversing normal or wide angle lens

                Steadying camera

                Travel photos

Closing in on subject

Clubs, camera

CMOS ( complimentary metal-oxide semiconductor )

                In digital cameras

                See also image sensor

Cold light head

Cold weather photography

Collins, Dean

Color and composition

Color balance

                In digital cameras

                For digital printing

                Improper

                Underwater photographer

Color compensating (CC) filters

Cold depth of scanners

Color film processing

Color head enlarger

Color infrared film, see also infrared film

Color management for digital prints

Color negative( print ) film

                Chart available

                Color balancing

                Daylight

                Existing light and night shooting

                Filters for

                Processing yourself

                Single-use cameras

                Slide duplication

                Tungsten

Color photo insert, following page

 

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Color print scanning

Color print film, see color negative ( print ) film

Color reversal ( slide)film

                Chart of available

                Daylight

                Existing light and night photography

                Filters for

                Processing yourself

                Push processing

                Tungsten

Color sensitivity of film

Color slides duplicating

Color temperature meters

Color temperature of light sources

                Chart of

Color wheel

Compact cameras( point and shoot )

                APS cameras see APS ( Advanced Photo Systems ) cameras

                Autofocusing systems

                Avoiding calamities

                Buying

                Close-ups with

                Comparison to single lens reflex cameras

                Digital type

                Distinguished by focal length of lenses

                Exposure control

                Price range

                Zoom lens, see also specific features and functions of compact cameras

Compact discs, see CDs

Complementary colors

Composition

                Action, including

                Angles, checking all

                Background

                Center of interest

                Close to subject, getting

                Color considerations

                With digital cameras

                Exposure

                Focusing for effect

                Filling frame

                Framing the subject

                Bracketing see bracketing exposures

                Double, see double exposures

                Experienced guess at

                Film box guidelines

                Filter factor        

 

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                Flash exposures

                                 Bounce flash

                                 Fill flash

                                 Manual figuring

                                For multiple flash

                F / 16 rule of thumb

                High contrast subjects

                For highlights

                Infrared film

                Multiple, see multiple exposures

                Personal preferences

                Proper

                For shadows

                Trial

                Zone systems, see also specific photographic situations and effects e.g. filters   portraits

 


The recorded image on either light-sensitive film or digital media. Also refers to the number of exposures remaining, depending on remaining roll length (film) or memory card capacity (digital).

An exposure can be referred to as a "correct exposure" and also a "creative exposure." Both are the result of setting the desired ASI combination.

Exposure compensation

Exposure compensation chart, enlarging

Exposure compensation dial

Exposure compensation mode of digital cameras

Exposure compensator

Exposure control dial of instant cameras

Exposure factors

Exposure index

Exposure latitude

Exposure lock

                On digital cameras

Exposure manipulation when enlarging

Exposure meters

                Batteries

                Built in

                In compact cameras

                In digital cameras

                Film speed, setting, automatic setting with DX coded films

                                Multiple exposure

                                Purposely lowering or raising

                Filter factor

 

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                Flash

                Handheld

                Incident light readings

                Metering range

                Override controls

                Photocells

                Reflected light readings

                Through the lens metering, see through the lens (TL) metering

                See also specific photographic situations and effects e.g. filters and portraits

Exposure mode selector control dials

Exposure time

                Developing                           

                Enlarging

Exposure time delay in digital cameras

Exposure value (EV)

Extender lens, see lens extender

Extension bellows

Extension flash

Extension tubes

Eye control, auto-focusing

Eyecup for viewfinder

Eyeglasses

                Flash photography of subject

                Focusing

Eyepiece correction lenses for viewfinder

Eyepiece shutter or blind for viewfinder

 

f/16 rule of thumb

Fahrenheit temperature scale

Fast films, see high speed films

Fast lens

Ferrotype plate

Fiber based photo paper

Field cameras

Field of view lens

Fill flash

                Filtered

Full flash mode of digital cameras

Fill light

 

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Film

                Airport x-ray precautions

                For APS cameras

                Black and white, see black and white film

                Brands

                Bulk

                Cartridge

                Changing partially exposed rolls

                                Also mid roll change

                Chromogenic black and white

                Cold weather

                Color, see also color negative ( print ) film, color reversal ( slide ) film

                Color sensitivity

                Consumer/ amateur

                Copy

                Copying digital images

                Daylight

                Definition

                For disc cameras

                Duplicating

                DX coded

                Emulsion

                Expiration date

                Exposure latitude

                Fast, see fast film, high speed

                Film box information

                Fogging of

                Graininess

                High-speed

                Infra red, see infrared film

                For instant cameras

                Irradiation

                For large formats cameras

                Loading the camera ( see loading the camera )

                Manufacturer’s code

                for medium format cameras

                name brands

                for night and existing light photography

                panchromatic

                paper backing on roll films

                Polaroid instant 35mm slide

                Premium

                Private label

                Processing, see processing films and prints

                Professional

                Paper backing on roll films

                Polaroid instant 35mm film

                Premium

 

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                Private label

                Processing, see processing of films and prints

                Professional

                Reciprocity effect

                Resolution/ resolving power

                Reversal, see black and white film reversal slide,

                                Color reversal slide film

                Shelf life

                Sizes of

                Slide, see black and white film, reversal ( slide )

                Color reversal slide film

Film

                Slide duplicates

                Slow-speed

                Special purpose

                Speed of, see Film speeds

                Static electricity

                Storage

                Store brand

                For subminiature cameras

                For 35mm cameras

                Transparency, see Black and white film, reversal ( slide) ; Color reversal film

                Traveling

                Tungsten

                Types of

                                Currently available

                For underwater photography

                X-raying

Film advance control

Film cassette/magazine

Film cassette window

Film chamber

Film cleaner

Film clips

Film developing

Film for classics

Film frame counter

Film holders

Film leader

Film leader retriever

Film load indicator

Film loading mark

Film magazine backs

 

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Film packets

Film plane

Film indicator

Film pressure plate

Film prewind

Film recorder of digital images

Film rewind button

Film rewind crank/knob

Film scanners

Film speed button

Film speed control

Film speed dial

 

 

 

 

Film speeds

                Close-ups

                Exposure meter setting, see exposure meter, film speed, setting

                Filters

                Flash guide numbers

                Flash guide operating range

                Infrared film

                Interrelationship

                ISO rating system

                Manual flash exposure

                Multiple exposures

                Range of

                Shooting with existing light

                For traveling

Film sprockets

Film take-up spool

Film transport indicator

Film transport reel

Film view window

Filter adapter

Filter drawer enlarger

Filter factor

Filter holders, camera, enlarger

 

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Filters

                Autofocusing

                For black and white photography specifically

                                Chart of

                For black and white printing

                Brands of

                Color compensation (CC)

                For color photography specifically

                For color printing

                Contrast

                Conversion

                Correction

                Cross-screen

                Dichroic, in an enlarger

                Diffraction

                Diffusion

                For digital cameras

                Fill flash, filtered

                Film speed

                Filter factor

                Flash with color filters

                For florescent light

                General facts about

                Graduated

                Handling

                Haze, see Ultraviolet (UV) filter

                In image –editing software

                In infrared films

                Light balancing

                                Chart of effects

                Mounting of

                Multiple exposures

                Neutral density (IND)

                Numbering system

                Polarizing

                For regular flash photography

                Safe light

                Sizes

                Skylight

                Soft focus

                For special effects

                Spot

                Star

                Ultraviolet

                Vignetting

                Wrattan

Filter systems

FireWire

Fireworks, photographing

First curtain sync, shutter

Fish-eye lenses

Fish tank photography

Fixed focal length lenses

Fixed focus lens

Fixer

                Film

                Photo paper

Flare, lens

Flash

                Autoflash, see autoflash

                Bare-bulb

                Batteries

                Bounce-flash, see bounce flash

                Built-in

                With close-ups

                With color filters

                Day and night uses of

                Dedicated

                On digital cameras

                Duration of

                Evolution of

                Exposure, see Exposures, flash exposures

                Extension

                Faulty pictures, studying

                Fill flash, see Fill flash

                Flat

                On instant cameras

                Light, color temperature

                Light output

                Macro

                Macro lenses

                Manual flash

                                Bounce flash

                                Exposures, figuring

                                Fill flash

                Metering

                Microscope

                Multiple, see multiple flash

                Off-camera

                On-camera

                Open

                Practical considerations

                Recharge time, in digital cameras

                Recycle time,

                Red-eye

                Shoe-mount, see Shoe-mount flash

                Slave

                Stop action

                Studio

                Submersible flash unit

                Techniques, useful

                Through- the – lens

                Travel photographs

                Tungsten color slide film

                Types of equipment

                For underwater photography

                Variable power control

                When not a good choice

                Wireless TTL ( through-the-lens)

Flash angle of illumination

Flash bracket

 

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Flashbulbs

Flash cords

                Testing for faulty

 

Flash cord socket

                Digital camera

Flash coverage

Flashcube

Flash exposure bracketing

Flash exposure compensation

                For digital cameras

Flash exposure test

Flash guide numbers

Flash head

                Covering

Flash memory, see memory card, for digital cameras

Flash meters

Flash mode selectors

“Flash needed” signal

Flash-off button

Flash-on button

Flash power, see also flash, light output

Flash range, digital cameras

Flash ready light

Flash ring light

Flash status signals

Flash sufficient light indicator

Flash synchronization

Flash synchronization test

Flash sync terminal

Flash terminal, external

Flash test button

Flash-to-subject distance

Flatbed scanners

                Transparency adapter for

Flat-field (FF) projection lenses

Flat flash

Flat lighting

Flip flash

Floppy disks

                For digital cameras

Florescent light filters

Focal length

                And angles of view

                Classification of lenses by

                f/stops

focal plane shutter

 

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focus ( focusing )

                with compact cameras

                close-ups

                depth of field in, see depth of field

                with digital cameras

                in dim light

                with enlargers

                slide projector

                with SLR cameras

                underwater

                see also specific types of lenses, photographic effects and conditions

Focus control switch

Focus detection area

Focus free lens

Focusing frame, focusing ring, lens

Focusing screen

Focusing tones

Focusing zones

Focus mode selector

Focus priority, autofocus

Fog filter

Fogging film

Foveon X3 chip, in digital camera, see also image sensor

Framing prints

Framing the subject, composition

Freeze focus

Front lighting

f/stops

                compact camera

                depth of field

                enlarger lenses

                fixed

                flash

                focal length

                interrelationships of

                lens opening indicated by

                maximum

                range of

                shutter speeds

                see also specific types of photographic conditions and effects

Full frame aperture metering

 

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Full frame fish-eye lenses

Full stop

 

Fuzzy logic

Fuzzy pictures

 

Gadget bags

GB, see Gigabyte

Ghost images

Gigabytes (GB)

Gimmick films

Glossary of photographic terms

Graded contrast photo papers

Graduate, darkroom

Graduated neutral density filter

Gray card for exposure readings

Gray market equipment

Gray market lenses

Grimm, Tom

Guide numbers, see Flash guide numbers

Hair light, see Accent light

Half-stop

Halogen bulb

Halsman, Philippe

Handheld exposure meters, see Exposure meters, handheld

Handle-mount flash

Hard drive, see Computers, hard drive for

Hard lighting

Haze filter, see ultraviolet (UV) filter

High eye-point viewfinders

Highlights, exposure for

High resolution

                Digital camera settings

                Digital images

                See also Low resolution

High speed films

High-speed sync

 

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Holding the camera

Hollenbeck, Cliff

Hot-light

Hot shoe flash

                On digital cameras

Hot shoe flash socket PC adapter

Hyperfocal distance of a lens

Hypo clearing agent neutralizer

 

Image compression, see compression of a digital image

 

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Image-editing software

                Filters in

                Templates in

Image file, see Digital image file

Image file format, see Digital file format

Image manipulation

Image processing software, see image editing software

Image quality, digital

Image resolution of digital prints

Image sensor in digital cameras

                See also CCD, CMOS, Foveon X-3 chip

Image Size and focal length of lens

Image stabilization ( IS ) lens

Image tones

Incident- light exposure meter readings

Index mode, of digital cameras

Index print

Infinity

Infinity lock

In-focus indicator

Infrared film

                Brands of

                Filters for

                Focusing for

                Handling of

Infrared wireless TTL triggering systems

Ink cartridges for printers

Inkjet printers

Input devices, for digital photography

                See also Output devices for digital photography

Instamatic camera

                Features of

                Types of

Instant films

Instant-return mirror

Instant slide films

Instruction manual

                Digital camera

                Flash manual

                Technical specifications

Insurance policy, camera

Interchangeable focusing screens

 

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Interiors, shooting with existing light

Internal focusing (IF) lens

Internal memory, in digital camera

International Organization for Standardization (ISO)

                See also film speeds, ISO film speeds, ISO paper film speeds

Internegative

Internet

                See also email, Web site, World Wide Web

Interpolated resolution

Interpolation, of digital images

                See also Pixelization

Interval timer

                In compact cameras

                In darkroom

Irradiation of films

ISO exposure settings, on digital cameras

ISO film speeds

                Compact cameras

                Flash guide number

                Resetting

ISO photo paper speeds

 

Jaggies, see Pixelization

JPEG

                See also Digital image file format

 

 

KB, see also Kilobytes

Kelvin (K) see color temperature

Keystoning

Kilobytes ( KB )

Kodak Black and White Darkroom Data guide

Kodak Index to Photographic Information

 

 

Large format cameras

                Brands

                Films for

Laser printers

Latent image on film

LCD liquid crystal display

                Articulating

                Digital imaging on

                Information panels;

                                On cameras

                                On digital cameras

                                On flash units

                Monitors;

                                On digital cameras

                                On printers, for digital photos

Leading lines, in composition

Leading sync, shutter

Leaf shutter

Leg locks, tripod

Lens adapters

                For digital cameras

 

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Lens apertures

                Control of

                Digital cameras

Lens cap

Lens care

Lens cleaner, photographic

Lens cleaning cloth, micro fiber

Lens converters

                For digital cameras

Lens diaphragms, control of, see f/stops

Lens distance scales

Lenses

                Accessory

Angles of view

                On APS camera

                Autofocus, see autofocus lens

                Classification by focal length

                Close-up

                On compact cameras

                Depth of field, see Depth of field

                For digital cameras

                Enlarger

                Fast

                Fish-eye

                Of fixed focal length

                Interchangeable

                Macro

                Mirror telephoto

                Mounting

                Normal

                Perspective correction

                Projector

                Quality and cost of

                Telephoto

                Tilt/shift

                Traveling with

                Types of

                Underwater

                Variable focal length

                                Close-up
                Wide-angle

                Zoom

Lens extender

Lens extension bellow, see Extension bellows

Lens extension tubes, see extension tubes

Lens flare

Lens focusing ring

Lens hood

Lens mount

                Bayonet

                Breech-lock

                Screw

Lens openings, control of, see f/stops

Lens reversing ring

Lens shade

Lens-shutter cameras, see compact cameras

Lens tissue, photographic

 

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Light

                Accent

                Ambient

                Artificial

                Available, see Ambient light

                Background

                Color temperature

                Daylight

                Existing, see Light, Ambient

                Fill

                Florescent

                Main

                Modeling

                Natural

                Photoflood

                Strobe

                Studio

                Tungsten

                Umbrella

Light-balancing filters

                Chart

Light box

Lighting

                Back

                Bounce

                Cross

                Diffused

                Digital cameras

                Directional

                Flash

                Flat

                Front

                Hard

                Indoor

                Outdoor

                Portrait

                Side

                Soft

                Top

                Types

                Video series on

Lighting ratios for fill flash

 

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Light meter, see exposure meters

Light output flash

Light refraction, underwater

Light spots or streaks on pictures

Linear polarizing filter

Lithium battery

                For digital camera

Loading film into developing tank

Loading the camera           

                Autoload camera

                Manual

Locking wheel, flash unit

Loupe

Low resolution

                Digital camera settings for

                For digital images

                See also High resolution

 

Macro adapter ring, see Reversing ring, lens

 

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Macro flash

Macro lenses

Macro mode

                Of compact cameras

                Of digital cameras

 

Magazine;

                Film

                Slide

Magazines, photography

Magicube, flash

Magnetic-type scanners, airport

Magnification, close-ups

Magnifier

Mail damage to film sent through

 

Mail order photofinishers

Main light

Maintenance of camera

Manipulation of digital images

Manual flash exposures, figuring

                For bounce flash

                For fill flash

Manual focus (MF) lenses

Marine aquariums, photographing at

“Master Series Videos”

Mat board

Matrix metering, see Multizone metering

Mats, for framing

Maximum lens aperture/opening

                Compact camera

                Effective

                Variable, in digital cameras

MB, see Megabytes

Medium-format cameras

                Films for

Medium speed films

Megabytes (MB)

Mega pixels

                Digital camera

Memory buffer, in digital cameras

Memory card reader/writer, for digital image files

Memory cards, for digital cameras

                Airport X-ray machines

                Direct printing

Memory lock, exposure

Memory storage capacity of digital cameras

Metric conversion tables

Micro fiber cleaning cloth

Micro lenses, see Macro lenses

Microprism focusing collar

Microscope, photographing through

Middle (gray) tone exposure readings for

Mid roll change

Mill ampere hour (mash) rating

Minimum focusing distance

Monopod

Mirror lock up, viewfinder

 

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Mirror telephoto lenses

Modeling lights, flashes

Model releases

Modem, see computers, modem for

Moon, photographing

Motion filters

Motor drives

Mount board

Mounting enlargements

Movie mode, of digital cameras

Multi AF sensors

Multifunction back, camera

Multigrade / multicontrast photo papers, see variable contrast photo papers

Multimode exposure control

Multiple exposures

                Multiple flash and, see multiple flash

Multiple flash

                Multiple exposures on single film frame

                Repetitive flash

                Use of more than one flash unit

Multiple-image lens

Multiple image prints

Multizone metering

 

National Geographic

Natural light

Negative carrier, enlarger

Negatives

                Cleaning

                Developing of

                Handling

                Making slides from color print

                Printing of

                Processes for

                Scanning

                Overexposed

                Underexposed

Neutral density (ND) filters

Newsletters; photography

Newton’s rings

Nickel cadmium (niCd) battery

Nickel metal hydride (Nimh) battery

Night mode, of compact camera

                See also Slow sync/night mode, of digital camera

Night photography

                Fast films for

                Filters for

                Shooting with existing light and at night

                Trail exposure guidelines, chart of

 

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Nikonus underwater camera

                See also Underwater photography

“Nikon Video Learning Series”

Noise, in digital images

Nonglare glass or acrylic, framing with

Nonchargeable batteries

Non-TTL( through-the-lens ) autoflash

                Bounce flash

                Fill flash

Normal lenses

Normal sync shutter

 

Off-camera flash

Off-center subject, composition

                Focusing on

                Rule of thirds

Off the film(OTF)flash metering

On-camera flash

One-time use cameras , see Single use cameras

One-touch zoom lens

Online photofinishers

Online photo-sharing of digital images

                See Internet, Web Site , World Wide Web

On/Off power switch, flash

Open flash

Open flash button, flash

Opening up lens

Optical quality of lenses

Optical resolution, in scanners

Optical viewfinder, for digital cameras

Optical vs. magnetic storage media

Optical zoom, in digital cameras

“O” rings, for camera strap

Outdoor Photographer

Output devices for digital photography

                See also Input devices for digital photography

Overexposure

                Filters to prevent

                Flash

                Intentional

                Slide, salvaging

 

Painting with light, open flash

 

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Pan head, tripod

Panning

Panoramic/ stitch mode of digital cameras

Panoramic format single use cameras

Paper grades, enlarging, see Graded contrast photo papers

Paper safe, for photo papers

Parallax errors

                With digital cameras

Parallax correction/compensation

Passive phase detection autofocus system

PC card adapter, for memory cards

PC cords for flash

PC lenses, see Perspective-correction (PC) lenses

PC Photo

PDN (Photo District News)

PEI, PHOTO> Electronic Imaging

Pellicle mirror in SLR viewfinder

Pentaprism, in SLR viewfinder

Periodicals, photography

Perspective-correction (PC) lenses

Petersens’s PHOTOgraphic

Photocells, exposure meter

Photo credit line

Photo editor, see Image-editing software

Photo equipment, buying abroad

Photo essay, or telling a story

                In slide show

                In travel pictures

Photofinishers

                Automated fast-process mini-labs

                Automated photo making machine

                Cost of

                Local

                Mail-order

                Online

                Photoflood bulbs

                Photograms, darkrooms

Photographer’s Market

Photographic copying

Photographic Gray card, see Gray card

Photographic prints

                Analyzing

                From digital images

                Scanning

                Selecting best

                See also Processing films and prints

Photographic terms, foreign

Photographic umbrella

Photographs, showing

                Display location

                Framing and mounting for

                Selecting best

                Slide shows

                On Web sites

Photography books

 

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Photography definition of

Photomicrography

Photomacrography

Photo paper

                Archival permanence of

                For contact prints

                For enlarging

                Storage of

                Speed of

                Types of, see Fiber-base paper photo paper, Resin –coated (RC) photo paper

                Weight of

Photo-quality printers, see Printers for digital photos

Photo-quality print paper, see Print paper, for digital photos

Photo-quality prints, from digital images

Photo/snapshot scanners

Photo Techniques

Photo tours

Photo vest

Physiograph

Picture elements, see Pixels

Picture quality information exchange (PQIX)

Pistol grip for cameras

Pixelization, of digital images

Pixels per inch, see ppi

Plane of focus

Pocket instamatic camera

Point-and-shoot cameras, see compact cameras, digital cameras, point and shoot

Point of focus indicator, lens

Point of reference, composition

Polarizing filters

Polaroid films,  see Instant films

Polaroid Instant 35mm slide system

Polaroid instant camera, see Instant cameras

Popular Photography

Portable digital storage devices

Portraits

                Lighting for

Ppi ( pixels per inch )

PQIX, picture quality information exchange feature, of APS cameras

Predictive autofocus

Preflash

Prefocus

Prepaid film processing mailers

Primary colors in photography

Print dryer

 

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Printers for digital photos

                Brands of

                Ink cartridges for                

                Resolution of

                Speeds of

                Types of

                See also Dye-sublimation printers, inkjet printers, laser printers

Print format control

Print formats, for digital photo prints

Printing filters, for black and white photo papers

Print ordering procedures for digital photos

Print papers

                Archival permanence of

                Brands of

                Brightness of

                Handling of

                Thickness of

                Types of

                Weight of

                Widths of

Print sizes

                Digital printers and

                Instant cameras

Print storage

Print tongs

Print washer

Process C-41

 

 

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Processing films and prints

                Analyzing faults in your photographs

                Chemicals

                Contact proof sheet, making

                Developing film

                Enlargements, making, see Enlargements, making equipment for

                Equipment for

                Push processing

                Self processing

                Steps for developing film

                When traveling

                See also Photofinishers

Professional film

Professional Photographer

Professional Photographers of America (PPA)

Professional Photography

Programmed exposure mode

Projecting slides, see Slide shows

Projection screens

Projector bulbs

Projector lenses

Projectors, see Slide projectors

Proof prints/sheets

Property released

Protecting the camera

Protection mode, of digital cameras

Push processing

 

Quartz-halogen bulbs

Quick-release, tripod

Quick return mirror

 

Radio signal wireless TTL triggering systems

Radio slave signal device

Rainbows, photographing

RAM (random access memory) in computers

Random access memory, see RAM

Rangefinder cameras

RAW image format

                See also Digital image file format

RC Photo Paper, see Resin-coated paper

Read only memory, see ROM

Ready light, flash

Real image viewfinders

Rear-curtain sync shutter

Recapture rate in digital cameras

Rechargeable batteries

                For digital cameras

Reciprocity effect, film

Recordable discs, see also CDs, DVDs, Rewritable discs

Recordable drives

                Speeds of

                See also Rewritable drives

Recording modes, of digital cameras

Recording pixels, see Effective pixels, of digital cameras

Recycle rate in digital cameras

Recycle time in digital cameras

Red-eye flash

Red-eye reduction

Red-eye reduction mode of digital cameras

Red-eye reduction pen

Reflected light exposure meter readings

Reflections

                Avoiding

                Filters

Reflectors, light

 

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Reflex type telephoto lenses

Release priority, autofocus

Remote controls

                For camera

                For slide projector

Remote cord

Remote flash sensor

Remote flash sensor cord, flash

Repeating flash mode, see multiple flash

Reproduction ratio, for close-ups

Resin-coated (RC) paper

Resizing digital images, with image-editing software,

Resolution

                In digital cameras

                Of digital images

                In printers

                In scanners

Resolution/resolving power of film

Reversal film, see black and white film, reversal (slide); color reversal (slide)

Reversing normal or wide angle lens

Reversing ring, lens

Rewind crank/knob

Rewritable disks

                See also CDs, DVDs, recordable disks

 

 

Rewritable drives

                Speeds of

                See also recordable drives

Ring light. Flash

Roll film

ROM (read only memory)

Rule of thirds, composition

 

Sabattier effect, darkroom

Safelights, see Darkroom safelights

Sandwiching images

Scanners

                Color depth/bit of depth

                Dynamic range/density range of

                Resolution of

                Speed of

                See also Drum scanners, Film scanners, Flatbed scanners, Photo/snapshot scanners

Schools of photography

Screw-in filters

Screw mount, for lenses

Seamless paper, for background

Secondary colors in photography

Secondary flash head

Second curtain sync shutter

Selective contrast photo papers, see Variable contrast photo papers

Selenium cells, exposure meter

 

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Self-timer

                In digital camera

Selling photographs

                Series filters

Set screw filter adapter

Shade, shooting subjects in

Shadows

                Exposure for

                Flash photography

                See also bounce flash, fill flash

Sharpness of lens

Sheet film

Shift lenses, see Variable contrast photo papers

Shoe mount flash

                Features of

Shoot list

Shoulder brace, for cameras

Shutterbug

Shutter lag, in digital cameras

Shutter-preferred cameras

Shutters

                Cold weather

                Recocking, for multiple exposures

                Types of

                See also focal plane shutter, leaf shutter

Shutter speeds

                B shutter setting

                Compact cameras

                F/stops

                interrelationship of

                macrolenses

                setting of

                stop action and see Stop-action

                telephoto lenses and

                T shutter setting

                See also specific photographic conditions and effects

                Shutter synchronization with flash

                Side lighting

 

Time-lapse photography

 

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Time mode

Timer, darkroom

Timing, compensation

Toners, for photo papers

Top lighting

Tours, photo

Trailing sync for flash

Transfer paper

Transparencies, scanning

Transparency adapter for flatbed scanners

Transparency film, see Black and White film , reversal ( slide ), color reversal (slide) film

Trap focus

Travel photography

Tray siphon darkroom

Tripod carrying strap or case

Tripods

                Brands of

                For multiple flashes

                Parts and features of

                Positioning

T shutter setting

TTL contrast detection systems

TTL flash sync/remote cord

TTL metering, see Through the lens , TTL metering

TTL through the lens autoflash

Tungsten color slide film

                Type A and Type B

Tungsten Halogen bulbs

Tungsten light

                Filters

TV mode

Two for one film

Two touch zoom lens

 

 

Ultrasonic focusing motors

Ultraviolet UV filters

Ultraviolet (UV) radiation

Ultra-wide angle lenses

Umbrella photographic

Underexposure

                Flash and

                Intentional

                Negatives

Underwater cameras

                Amphibious

                Nikonus models

                Waterproof compact models

                Waterproof housings for

                Waterproof single-use

 

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Underwater photography

                Backscatter

                Camera care

                Composition

                Film for

                Special concerns

                                Color absorption

                                Color balance

                                Exposure

                                Flash use

                                Focusing

Unexposed film

Unipod

USB cable

U.S Customs inspections

Used camera equipment buying

“use flash” signal

U.S. Postal Service

UV filters, see Ultraviolet (UV) filters

Variable contrast photo papers

Variable contrast(VC) head, enlarger

Variable focal length lenses

                Close-ups

Variable power control, see Light output flash, flash

Variable self-timer

VCR recording digital images on

Vibration

Vibration reduction (VR) lens

Video connecting cord

Videotapes

                Instructional

View cameras

Viewfinder coverage

Viewfinder magnifications

Viewfinders

                Of APS cameras

                Of compact cameras

                Of digital cameras

                Of single reflex cameras

Viewing systems

                Of digital cameras

                Of single lens reflex

                Of single use cameras

                Of 35mm cameras

Vignetting

                Caused by digital camera lenses

               

Warming filters

 

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Warranties, camera and lens

Washing

                Negatives

                Prints

Waterproof cameras

Web site ( World Wide Web)

                Addresses, photography related

                Digital images on

                See also Internet

Weights and measures, tables of

White balance mode of digital cameras

Wide angle flash adapter/diffuser

Wide angle lenses

                For digital camera

                For underwater photography

Wide area auto-focusing

Winterizing cameras

 

 

Wireless remote flash

                TTL control for

Wireless TTL auto exposure flash

Wireless TTL triggering systems

Workshops, photographic

Wratten filters

 

Zero adjustment of handheld exposure meter

Zinc carbon battery

Zone focus

Zone system for determining exposure

Zoom adjustment button, flash head

Zooming for action effects

                On compact cameras

                On digital cameras

                On slide projectors

Zoom lens reflex (ZLR) cameras

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