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Photography Post Production Basics

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  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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1. Is the color mode one should use for print documents taken to a commercial printer






2. The working surface(s) of a Photoshop image which allow you to work independently on different elements using editing tools and filters.






3. These are the specific variables available in a tool within the toolbar. ie: brushes or fonts






4. Pixels per inch; term used to discuss file dimensions of digital images






5. To merge all the layers in an image into a single layer.






6. Pixels per inch; term used to discuss file dimensions of digital images






7. Programs you add to your system for the functions you need/ use






8. While masking __________ reveals the image below






9. This icon provides a place to discard unwanted files and eject removable media or logout of the server.






10. A unit of measurement equal to 1024 megabytes






11. A lossless image file format; stands for tagged image file format. We use this format in class to indicate a finished - flattened file.






12. To merge all the layers in an image into a single layer.






13. Is the color mode one should use for web documents






14. Adjusts the brightness and darkness of the blacks - whites and greys in an image






15. Is the color mode one should use for print documents taken to a commercial printer






16. An image made up of a pixels; best for continuous-tone image such as photos. This file does not maintain quality when enlarged.






17. Programs you add to your system for the functions you need/ use






18. Is the preferred resolution for images that will be printed






19. Are used to edit without changing the base layer. This change can later be modified by simply clicking on the layer.






20. Files based on pixels of color; lose quality when enlarged; good for continuous tone/photos ie: Adobe Photoshop






21. Is a companion program that lets you sort - group - label images. It also has automated functions like contact sheet template generation and web page design.






22. Lets you apply a function to a series of photos






23. An image that uses point-based coordinates. The quality does NOT diminish as size changes. Logos are often done in this format.






24. Adjusts the brightness and darkness of the blacks - whites and greys in an image






25. The height and width of the image multiplied by the resolution






26. The color structure of an image. Examples are CMYK - RGB - Grayscale - or indexed.






27. Physical components of your computer system ie: monitor - CPU - printer






28. To choose or isolate an element - layer - or object so that you can edit it in some way.






29. The bar that offers tools from which to choose for your application's functions. A black triangle indicates more options for the tool






30. The color structure of an image. Examples are CMYK - RGB - Grayscale - or indexed.






31. The working surface(s) of a Photoshop image which allow you to work independently on different elements using editing tools and filters.






32. This icon provides a place to discard unwanted files and eject removable media or logout of the server.






33. Is a compressed and flatttened image file; lossy format






34. Displays the distribution of blacks - whites and greys in an image in a mountain-like diagram






35. Dependent on physical dimensions - resolution - and file mode.






36. Dots per inch; the # of dots or pixels per inch in an image; resolution






37. Located at the top left of your screen - this offers basic functions like system info - file info - shut down options and logout






38. 1 million pixels






39. When an application 'fakes' higher resolution by creating new pixels based on existing ones






40. Homebase for your computer. Your main screen prior to open applications






41. Short for Picture Element - it is a single point in a graphic image.






42. Picture element






43. Located at the top of your screen provides functions and actions to choose from






44. Resolution for the web should be






45. Dependent on physical dimensions - resolution - and file mode.






46. Input device that digitizes images/text






47. Is a companion program that lets you sort - group - label images. It also has automated functions like contact sheet template generation and web page design.






48. Using __________ allows you to modify images non-destructively by making parts of a layer invisible or visible.






49. These are the specific variables available in a tool within the toolbar. ie: brushes or fonts






50. The number of pixels per square inch on a computer-generated display