By: Hailie Lopez
Important Photographers through out history
He is known for using his photographic and journalistic talents to help the impoverished in New York City.
With Fred Archer, Adams developed the Zone System as a way to determine proper exposure and adjust the contrast of the final print. The resulting clarity and depth characterized his photographs.
Important Vocab. Terms
F/stop-In optics, the f-number (sometimes called focal ratio, f-ratio, f-stop, or relative aperture ) of an optical system is the ratio of the lens focal length to the diameter of the entrance pupil. It is a dimensionless number that is a quantitative measure of lens speed, and an important concept in photography.
Candid- Taken informally, especially without the subject's knowledge.
Exposure-In photography, exposure is the amount of light per unit area reaching a photographic film or electronic image sensor.
F/16 rule-is a method of estimating correct daylight exposures without a light meter.
Focus-(of a person or their eyes) adapt to the prevailing level of light and become able to see clearly.
Lens-a piece of glass or other transparent substance with curved sides for concentrating or dispersing light rays, used singly (as in a magnifying glass) or with other lenses (as in a telescope).
Speed-is the measure of a photographic films sensitivity to light, determined by sensitometry and measured on various numerical scales
Zoom-a camera shot that changes smoothly from a long shot to a close-up or vice versa.