Type
Crossword
Description

Name of the grid used to help place a subject off cente Ruleof thirds
Window screen in the camera that you look through to see the image you are capturing. Viewfinder
Name of the setting used to slow down or speed up the shutter. Shutterspeed.
This is used to increase or decrease the amount of light exposure in your image. Aperture
Composition technique used to direct the viewers gaze towards a subject along a single pathway. Leadinglines
You turn this to gain focus in your image. Focusring
You place this into the camera to save your images. SDcard
You are always asked to operate your camera in .......... mode. manual
The type of cameras you are learning to operate are called...... DSLR
The D in DSLR stands for Digital
R in DSLR stands for... Reflex
SL in DSLR stands for... SingleLens

Photography Terms Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

composition rule Rule of thirds
What does pixel stand for Picture element
drawing with light Photography
Camera Obscura dark room
sometimes called f-number Aperture
exposure time shutter speed
charge-coupled device ccd
Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor CMOS
clarity of an image focus
single-lens reflex SLR
digital single-lens reflex DSLR
simplest camera possible pin hole camera
EV Exposure Value
way to correct for improper exposure exposure compensation
best lighting technique 3-point lighting
Slow Shutter speeds are often called _________shutter speeds long
traditional or ________ photography film
main light in 3-point lighting key
is a measure of light sensitivity ISO
DOF depth of field
International Standards Organisation ISO
Autofocus AF
Aperture value Av
Unposed pictures of people, often taken without the subject's knowledge Candid
The available natural light completely surrounding a subject Ambient Light
The pleasing arrangement of the elements within a scene Composition
A storage medium that is used by most digital cameras Flash Memory Card
The area between the camera and the principal subject. Foreground
One individual picture on a roll of film Frame

Digital Photography: Terms Review Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The size of the opening in the lens determining the depth of focus. aperture
A graph that helps illustrate the dark, light, and color values captured by the camera sensor. histogram
A setting that helps determine how sensitive your camera is to light ISO
Two words used to describe a type of photograph that is taken using a slow shutter speed to achieve artistic blur. LongExposure
This mode is ideal because it allows you to control all aspects of shooting quality. Manual
A common problem seen in under lit images with an ISO that is too high. Grain
This file format is best for true photographers to shoot in because it preserves the highest quality without RAW
Better photo compositions can be achieved when an image is divided into 3 parts horizontally and vertically. ruleofthirds
This setting determines how long or short your cameras capture time is. shutterspeed
This eye-opening allows you to preview your image. Viewfinder
The screen on the back of your camera that allows you to view settings and preview images. LCDDisplay
A setting you'll need to adjust based on the temperature of your light source. WhiteBalance
Your camera's storage. SDCard
A common image file type that is universally readable but does not preserve all captured image data. JPEG
This determines the sharpness of an object based on the adjustment made directly to the lens. Focus
An idea that suggests a subject's nose should be pointed toward the empty space in the frame. breathingroom
A discipline of photography that emphasizes detail normally not recognized. Macro
A discipline of photography that focuses on an individual and captures their essences. Portrait
A phrase that often appears as an acronym and the name to which we give the type of cameras we use in this class. DigitalSinglelensreflex

CTE Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

collects and bends light to focus the image on the sensor lens
sees the same as your eye sees normal lens
the screen that shows the images you just shot LCD
best file format for internet screen display JPEG
The retina of the eye is reflected by the camera flash Red eye
Digital single lens reflex camera DSLR
The space from the tip of a person's nose to edge of the frame Nose Room
A device to measure light intensity Light meter
The uncompressed original file format of a digital camera RAW
From a certain Point Of View POV
Composition principle that uses lines to lead the viewer to the main point of interest Leading lines
Used to control the principal amount of light on a subject Key light
allows the flash to pop up and fire when its needed auto mode
a subjects eyes would turn red when using a flash if they were this color brown
lens is most versatile allowing multiple focal lengths zoom
for outdoor portraits with harsh shadows fill flash
use this if your flash is producing too harsh or flat light bounce flash
storage devices memory card
storage devices flash drive
storage devices cd
most convenient for taking photos on vacation Compact camera
Programmed Exposure mode sets the aperture and shutter speed automatically, but not the flash or ISO P Mode
Uses the camera lens to physically (not digitally) magnify the image. Optical Zoom
Miniature representations of pictures. Used by photographers on a proof sheet. Thumbnails
When the camera automatically adjusts for lighting and focus with no manual controls Full Auto Mode
Caused when light reflects off the lens element in the lens barrel Lens Flare
Too much light hitting the image sensor Over Exposure
Useful Photoshop tool for working on skin blemishes Spot Brush
A digital distortion, often square and blocky, usually unintended. Artifacts
When a digital sample is enlarged to the point that square pixels are noticeable Pixelization
graph that measures all tones in an image histogram
makes selections in form of a shape marquee tools
snaps to the highest contrasting edge near your cursor magnetic lasso
is not a color correction levels
controls the amount of motion blur in the image shutter speed
Green AUTO indication is for ____setting Fully auto

Study Guide Photo Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

How many pixels in a mega pixel? One million
What are the quick keys for changing brush size? [ ]
Using photoshop, how can you duplicate a part of a photograph? Clone tool
What tool lets you select size and resolution for an image? Crop Tool
Web photos need to be? 72ppi
A common lossy file format JPEG
The sensitivity of the image sensor ISO
A term for the difference between light and dark tones. Useful in defining your subject. Contrast
A typical aperture setting used for a shallow depth of field f/3.5
This instrument is used to bounce light onto a subject Reflector
Camera setting: Aperture Priority Mode Mode A
Camera setting: Shutter Priority Mode Mode S
Camera setting: Manual Mode Mode M
SLR stands for Single Lens Reflex
A one legged tripod called Monopod
allows the flash to pop up and fire when its needed auto mode
a good ISO setting for night shots 800
Changes the amount of color in an image Adjusting Saturation
The fitting on top of a camera that holds a small accessory such as a flash Hotshoe
Leading lines lead the eye to the subject Leading lines
From a certain Point Of View POV
When a photo is stretched to large it becomes? Pixilated
What do digital cameras record images onto? Memory Card
Less light makes an image___in a digital camera darker

Intro to Photography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The amount of light that the camera records on the film, or digital sensor, which determines how bright or dark the image is. EXPOSURE
When a picture is too bright, it is called ____________ exposed. OVER
When a picture is too dark, it is called _____________ exposed. UNDER
Film speed, or __________, describes how sensitive the camera is to the light that falls on it. ISO
The ________________ determines how much light gets into the camera and depends on how long the hole is open. SHUTTERSPEED
The ________________ values determine how large the hole is that lets light into the camera. APERTURE
The Shutter Speed determines our ability to ________________. STOPMOTION
The Aperture controls out ______________________. DEPTHOFFIELD
The ISO determines how _________________ the picture is. GRAINY
Use ISO 400 in ____________________. DAYLIGHT
Use ISO 800 at __________________ or ________________. NIGHTINDOORS
In this mode, we choose the aperture and the camera chooses the shutter speed, allowing us to control Depth of Field. APERTUREPRIORITY
In this mode, we choose the shutter speed and the camera chooses the correct aperture, allowing us to stop the action. SHUTTERPRIORITY
In __________ mode, you press the shutter release half way down and the camera focuses, allowing you to recompose the image without changing focus. SINGLESHOT
In _________ mode, the camera continues to track the subject, staying in focus even if the subject's distance changes. CONTINUOUS
This lens is between 16-55mm FISHEYE
This lens is between 16-35mm WIDEANGLE
This lens is between 45-60mm STANDARD
This lens is between 70-300mm TELEPHOTO
What a lense's angle of view is, or how much in zooms in or out. FOCALLENGTH

Photography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The size of the opening in a lens. It is measured in f-stops. Aperture
the autofocus system that will continue focusing until you take the photo Al Servo
the height to width of a picture Aspect Ratio
means the effect is achieved through software, not physical parts of the camera digital
this sitting will continue snapping photos as long as you hold the button down burst mode
is always better than digital Optical
orbs created when lights are out of focus in an image bokeh
how much of the image is in focus Depth of field
how light or dark an image is exposure
Exposure _______________ is a way to tell the camera that you’d like the exposure to be lighter or darker. compensation
Something that is in _______ is sharp focus
determines when the flash fires Flash Sync
a chart that depicts how many light and dark pixels are in an image. histogram
is the slot at the top of a camera for adding accessories hot shoe
determines how sensitive the camera is to light. ISO
an image that has been exposed for a long time, or uses a long shutter speed. Long Exposure
The mode where you choose the aperture, shutter speed and ISO, and those choices affect how light or dark the image is. Manual
based on a middle gray metering
Flecks in an image, also sometimes called grain. Images taken at high ISOs have a lot of this Noise
a file type that gives the photographer more control over photo editing. RAW
This composition suggests imagining the image has been divided into three parts both horizontally and vertically. Rule of Thirds
tripods are necessary for longer _____________. shutter speeds
The button you press to take the picture. Shutter Release
a video created from stitching several photos together taken of the same thing at different times. time lapse
the hole you look through to take the picture. viewfinder
Using the right ___________ setting will make what’s white in real life actually appear white in the photo. white balance

photography Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

the natural agent that stimulates sight and makes things visible. Light
a form of electromagnetic (EM) radiation, as are radio waves, infrared radiation, ultraviolet radiation, X-rays and microwaves. Generally, visible light is defined as the wavelengths that are visible to most human eyes Visible ligt
apparently colorless light, for example ordinary daylight. It contains all the wavelengths of the visible spectrum at equal intensity. White Light
The distance - from peak to peak in a light wave - that determines the color of the light Wavelength
the rate at which a vibration occurs that constitutes a wave, either in a material (as in sound waves), or in an electromagnetic field (as in radio waves and light), usually measured per second. Frequency
a fundamental physical constant that is the speed at which electromagnetic radiation propagates in a vacuum and that has a value fixed by international convention of 299,792,458 meters per second Speed of Light
the light-gathering device of a camera lens
a lens that causes parallel rays (as of light) to come to a focus. converging lens
a lens that causes a beam of parallel rays to diverge after refraction, as from a virtual image diverging lens
a device for recording visual images in the form of photographs, film, or video signals. camera
a camera setting corresponding to a particular f-number f-stop
a space through which light passes in an optical or photographic instrument, especially the variable opening by which light enters a camera. aperture
a device that opens and closes to expose the film in a camera. shutter
the time for which a shutter is open at a given setting. shutter speed
a digital camera combining the optics and the mechanisms of a single-lens reflex camera with a digital imaging sensor SLR
the position of a viewed object or the adjustment of an optical device necessary to produce a clear image focus
the distance between the nearest and the furthest objects that give an image judged to be in focus in a camera. depth of field
a room from which normal light is excluded, used for developing photographs. darkroom
a thin flexible strip of plastic or other material coated with light-sensitive emulsion for exposure in a camera, used to produce photographs or motion pictures. film
a light source suitable for use in a photographic darkroom safe light
a light-sensitive coating for photographic films and plates, containing crystals of a silver compound dispersed in a medium such as gelatin. emulsion
The silver crystals that make up an image on a negative or print silver halide
the measure of a photographic film's sensitivity to light, determined by sensitometry and measured on various numerical scales film speed
equal iso
a sealed plastic unit containing a length of audiotape, videotape, film, etc. wound on a pair of spools, for insertion into a recorder or playback device. cassette
an image on an exposed film or print that has not yet been made visible by developing. latent image
a photographic image made on film or specially prepared glass that shows the light and shade or color values reversed from the original, and from which positive prints can be made. negative
a chemical agent used for treating photographic film to make a visible image developer
a bath for stopping the action of a preceding bath by neutralizing any of its chemical still present. stop bath
a substance used for fixing a photographic image. fixer
the chemical sodium thiosulphate (formerly called hyposulphite) used as a photographic fixer. hypo
will reduce wash time, and help eliminate any of the magenta sensitizing dye so you will get nice clear film base. hypo clearing agent
wetting agent, dip your final film into photo flo
cleaning agent such as soap and water water wash
the action of briskly stirring or disturbing something, especially a liquid agitation

Photojournalism Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

Arrangements of elements in a photo. composition
Discipline where photos are used to tell stories, particularly of a newsworthy value. photojournalism
Simply put, it is the size of the opening in the lens. aperture
Orbs created when lights are out of focus in an image. Bokeh
Term for how light or dark an image is. exposure
File format that we use with our photos. Other formats include RAW or TIFF. JPG
This determines how sensitive the camera is to light. ISO
Little flecks in an image, also sometimes called grain. noise
How long that shutter stays open, written in seconds or fractions of a second, like 1/200 s. or 1." (2 words) Shutterspeed
The camera's ability to correct color cast or tint under different lighting conditions. (2 words) whitebalance
The hole you look through to take the picture. viewfinder
Literally, the measure of how much of the background and foreground area before and beyond your subject is in focus. (3 words) depthoffield
This involves mentally dividing up your image using 2 horizontal lines and 2 vertical lines, as shown below. You then position the important elements in your scene along those lines, or at the points where they meet. (3 words) ruleofthirds
With this technique, you might you might shoot through a doorway, fences, tunnels, or arches to highlight your subject. framing
You must have this to create an exposure, and therefore, take a photograph. light
Something you try to capture in a sports photo. Ball
Photograph taken to reveal the subject's personality. profile
Empty space in a photo. negative
Mode that you use to manually control the shutter speed. Bulb
Any lens that does not zoom and is a set focal length such as a 100 mm or 150 mm fixed

Camera functions Word Search

Type
Word Search
Description

flash
sensor
dslr
tripod
automatic
digital
viewfinder
aperture
lens
shutters
manual

Photography Quiz Crossword

Type
Crossword
Description

The most important ingredient in photography. Light
The opening within the lens to let In light. Aperture
A study of glass in photography. Optics
Mechanism that determines the measurement of light over a specific amount of time. Shutter
An eye piece found at the back of a camera where the photographer frames the image in the camera. Viewfinder
The term when a photograph receives to much light. Overexposure
Term when a photograph recieves less light. Underexposure
The coating on photographic paper when exposed to light creates an image Emulsion
Light from the sun is known as__________________. Natural
Light from your flash is known as_______________. Artificial
A room where photographers use chemicals in a confined area to produce photographs. Darkroom
The first chemical used to produce an image in the processing stage. Developer
The chemical agent used to give the image permanence in the processing stage Fixer
The term when light travels through glass and changes direction. Refraction
The term when light scatters in different directions is known as________________. Dispersion
Type of reflection when light is reflected back to the camera. Specular
Type of reflection when light is scattered evenly and decreases the intensity of reflection. Diffused
Act of manually operating your lens to get a sharp picture. Focusing
A lens with multiple focal lengths. Zoom
The device used to support your camera when photographing useing slow shutter speeds. Tripod
A transparent medium that collects light and focuses it to form an image Lens
The difference between the lightest and darkest part in a scene Contrast
A light tight box with a lens to capture images Camera
A term that describes existing light in a scene not provided by the Photographer Ambient
Screen at the back of a camera to view the image Liquid crystal display
Unit measurement of a sensor sensitivity to light ISO
A device that reflects light inside the camera into the Pentaprism Mirror
A home made camera device without a lens Pinhole
When colours of the spectrum when mixed will give you ___________ light. White
Distance between nearest and farthest points perceived as sharp in an image plane. Depth of Field