Understand The Features And Settings Of Digital Equipment

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LO1: Understand the features and settings of digital photographic equipment

Features and settings

Zoom range - Zoom affects how much of a scene will be captured in your photograph. A zoom range of 5x means that at maximum zoom objects will appear 5 times larger than at minimum zoom.
Image Quality – You can change the image quality on the camera but it requires you to change the file format it is saved in which could affect the size of the image. Most of the time, shooting at a maximum resolution is the best option, but sometimes a small file size is more appropriate.
Pixel count - A pixel is a physical point in an image represented on the screen. The intensity of each pixel is variable. The more pixels, the better the quality. Resolution …show more content…

White balance – it adjusts the colours to make the image more natural and accurate. It corrects the colours in the pictures so they have a more realistic colour background.

Rules of Photography

Depth of field - depth of field, also called focus range is the distance between the nearest and farthest objects in a scene. It decreases focus on anything other than the picture and makes the object it is focused on appear closer and sharper than everything else in the background. Rules of odds - The rule of odds suggests that an odd number of subjects in an image is more interesting than an even number. Therefore if you have more than one subject in your picture, the suggestion is to choose an arrangement with at least three subjects to make it symmetrical and visually appeasing. Centred composition - Central composition is often calm and static. It places the one subject in the very centre of the shot. By composing your subject in the centre, you are basically placing him in front of the viewer as if attempting to introduce them. It also helps emphasize the space around your subject as it becomes the very thing that leads the viewer’s gaze towards where you, the creator, intended it to go. Experimentation - An experimental photography technique can be defined as anything that we use to change a photography in a way that differs from just taking a photograph. It is a mean of depicting a visual image that does not have an

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