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Digital Photo Help (a-Z of Photography)

Digital Photo Help (a-Z of Photography)

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Help with digital photography from Olympus. An A - Z of what the terms that are used mean.
Help with digital photography from Olympus. An A - Z of what the terms that are used mean.

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F
Q
 A
QUESTIONS
FRÉQUEMMENT
posées sur la
PHOTOGRAPHIE DE NUMERIQUE
Digital Library Volume 4
FRAGEN
und
 ANTWORTEN
zur
DIGITALFOTOGRAFIE
FREQUENTLY
 ASKED QUESTIONS
on
DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
 
 A
 AC adapter
Mains adapter. Enables the connection of thedigital camera to the mains electricity supply.
 ADC
Analogue-Digital Converter. Hardware thatconverts analogue information into digital data.(
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AD-Conversion)
 AD conversion
Analogue-Digital conversion. In order to processan analogue signal (e.g. a photo) in a computer,it must first be digitised (converted into a specificmathematical format of binary code). Pictures areusually digitised with the help of a digital cameraor a scanner.
 Additive colour
Describes a colour system that is based upon
mixing
the addition of the three additive primary colours(red, green and blue). For example, colourtelevisions and computer monitor displays usethe principle of additive colour mixing.
 Add-on / Add-in
Extension to a program such as Excel or Wordthat increases the available functions. Theseadd-ons/add-ins are developed and distributed bythe respective software company or other firms.
 AE
Automatic exposure.
 AF
Autofocus.
 AF metering field
Spot or area in the frame marking the positionwhere the autofocus system takes readings toset the focus.
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8.The A to Z of digital photography
 
 ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTU VW XYZ
 Algorithm
A set of processing or working instructions that,because of their high precision, can be carriedout independently by a mechanical or electronicdevice. Algorithms are, for example, the set rulesfor addition and subtraction etc. However, theyare also the instructions that are established in aprogramming language. Algorithms simply allowthe computer to solve particular problems. Inimage editing, algorithms are used to alterimages, e.g. 3-D Cubic Algorithm. (
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TruePic)
 Aliasing
Pixel-shaped curves on the diagonal edges of objects. This can sometimes occur since allgraphics consist of individual
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pixels. Anti-aliasingreduces this unwelcome effect by recalculatingthe contrast values of the neighbouring pixelsand matching them up with each other.
 Altavista
Well-known
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search engine in the
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internet.
 Analogue
Opposite of 
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digital. Analogue data mergescontinuously into each other without clearlydefined steps. (E.g. the colours of a rainboware not obviously separable from one another.)
 Aperture
Mechanism behind the lens that controls theamount of light entering the camera. The aperturenot only influences picture brightness but alsoregulates
¡
depth of focus. Most cameras areequipped with an iris aperture that can be freelyadjusted or set according to pre-selected values.
 Aperture Priority
In this mode, the user can adjust the apertureand the camera automatically selects the bestshutter speed to match it. In most cameras, theAperture Priority mode is denoted by the letter“A”.
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Shutter Priority.
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