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Vocabulary Word List: 36 words: aperture, blur, capture, coating, composition, creating, develop, diaphragm, documentation, emulsion, energy, expose, film, focus, illuminate, images, landscape, lens, light, negative, opaque, opening, panorama, photo-offset, portrait, positive, process, radiant, reflection, reproducible, sensitize, shutter, telephoto, transparent, viewfinder, zoom.

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Vocabulary Word List for Photography (273)

  • A)

    Ablaze, Abstract, Activity, Adhere, Admiration, Aerial, Aesthetic, Agency, Amateur, Ansel Adams, Application, Apprentice, Arrangement, Array, Artistic, Associate, Attitude, Awe-inspiring, Awesome

  • B)

    Background, Beauty, Behold, Black, Black and white, Blank

  • C)

    Camera, Canvas, Capability, Caption, Capture, Career, Casual, Center, Chemical, Children, Chromogenic, Clarity, Classify, Close up, Collage, Color, Compose, Composite, Concrete, Conditions, Connection, Consistent, Constant, Contact print, Contact sheet, Contrast, Control, Convey, Creative

  • D)

    Daguerrotype, Darkness, Darkroom, Definition, Depiction, Develop, Deviate, Diffuser, Digital, Display, Documentation, Dominate, Dramatic, Drawing, Dwarf

  • E)

    Ease, Eccentric, Eclectic, Edge, Edit, Education, Elude, Emphasis, Emulsion, Engraving, Enlargement, Envision, Essence, Evoke, Exhibition, Experience, Expose, Exposure

  • F)

    Fade, Fashion, Feature, Feeling, Fees, Film, Filmy, Fix, Flattering, Focal, Focus, Foreground, Format, Frame

  • G)

    Glossy, Grainy, Grandeur, Graphic, Grid

  • H)

    Half-tone, Hand-held, Hidden, Hide, Highlight, Hobby, Hologram, Hover

  • I)

    Icon, Ignite, Illusion, Illustrious, Image, Imitate, Inchoate, Influence, Informal, Inspiring, Instant, Interesting, Item

  • J)

    Joy, Judge, Just right, Justice, Juxtapose

  • K)

    Keen, Key, Kodak

  • L)

    Landscape, Laser-produced, Latex, Lens, Lighting, Limited, Literal, Location, Luminescence, Luster

  • M)

    Magnification, Mannerism, Mat, Matte, Media, Memento, Mixed, Monochrome, Montage, Mosaic, Motif, Mounting, Mug shot, Mutual

  • N)

    Naked-eye, Natural, Necessary, Notable, Notorious

  • O)

    Object, Objective, Obscure, Observation, Obsession, Option, Outline, Overlap, Overt

  • P)

    Perception, Perspective, Pets, Photograph, Photography, Pictorial, Picture, Picturesque, Pin up, Polaroid, Portrait, Predominate, Print, Pristine, Process, Professional, Prototype, Provocative, Publicity

  • Q)

    Quality, Quantity, Quest, Quirk

  • R)

    Radiate, Range, Refine, Reflection, Regulate, Renown, Reproduction, Reputation, Reseau, Retouch, Rhythm, Rotate

  • S)

    Scenery, Scenic, Scheme, Screen, Sell, Sense, Sensitivity, Sepia, Setting, Shadow, Shots, Shutter, Significant, Signify, Sitting, Size, Slant, Slide, Soften, Speed, Spot, Spot bath, Stance, Still, Structure, Study, Subject, Subjective, Submit, Sunlight, Supreme

  • T)

    Talent, Technical, Texture, Theme, Three-dimensional, Timer, Training, Transparency, Transparent, Tripod, Type, Typical

  • U)

    Ultimate, Unflattering, Unique

  • V)

    Value, Vantage, Variety, Vary, Vibrant, View, Vignette, Visual, Vivid

  • W)

    Warmth, Well known, Whimsical, Wildlife, Wisdom, Work

  • X)


  • Y)

    Yield, Youthful

  • Z)

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