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Quizzes are on Thursday mornings. 10% of your grade are the quizzes, typically 9 new, 1 review, and 1 extra credit question from our articles.
- Rule of Thirds – The rule of thirds is a “rule of thumb” or guideline which applies to the process of composing visual images such as designs, films, paintings, and photographs.
- Aperture – Aperture is referred to the lens diaphragm opening inside a photographic lens. The size of the diaphragm opening in a camera lens REGULATES amount of light passes through onto the film inside the camera the moment when the shutter curtain in camera opens during an exposure process. (In other words – It’s the opening that allows light to come in during a photo)
- ISO – The ISO measures the sensitivity of the image sensor – the lower the number the less sensitive your camera is to light and the finer the grain.
- Shutter Speed – Shutter speed or exposure time is the length of time when the film or digital sensor inside the camera is exposed to light, also when a camera’s shutter is open when taking a photograph.
- Camera Raw or CR2 – A camera RAW image is an unprocessed photograph captured with a digital camera. It contains the raw image data captured by the camera’s sensor (or CCD), saved in proprietary file format specific to the camera manufacturer. Because Camera RAW files are uncompressed, they take up much more space than typical JPEG images.
- Frame Rate – Frame rate refers to the number of individual frames that comprise each second of video you record, also known as FPS (frames per second.) The most common frame rates in video are 24, 25 and 30 frames per second.
- Color Grading – Color grading is the process of altering and enhancing the color of a motion picture, video image, or still image electronically, photo-chemically or digitally.
- The Slugline – The first screenplay Element type is a Scene Heading, also known as a Slugline. Scene Headings mark any change in location or time in your screenplay. Every scene begins with one.
- The Action – The Action or Description sets the scene, describes the setting, and allows you to introduce your characters and set the stage for your story.
- Character Name – Centered and always before a Character Action or Dialogue.
- Dialogue – Centered under the Character Name, Only what the Character is actually saying.
- The Parenthetical – A Parenthetical remark can be an attitude, verbal direction or action direction for the actor who is speaking the part. Parentheticals should be short, to the point, descriptive, and only used when absolutely necessary.