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The art of photography

Aperture - the small hole at the front of a camera, which can be made larger or smaller to let more or less light in when you take a photograph
Shutter speed - the length of time for which part of a camera is open to allow light to reach the film when a photograph is being taken
ISO - a camera setting that will brighten or darken a photo
Focus - the clearness of the picture
Contrast - the difference between the shadows and lights of an image
Bokeh - a blurred effect used in photography
Composition - the manner in which elements are positioned in a photo
Shutter release - the button you press to take the picture
Manual mode - the camera mode in which the photographer controls all settings
Burst mode - the mode in which the camera will continue snapping photos as long as you hold the button down
Histogram - the visual representation of the luminance of an image
Focal length - the distance in millimeters between the lens and the image it forms
File format - the way your camera lens will record the image or image file (e.g. RAW, JPEG, etc.)
Viewfinder - the hole you look through to take the picture
White balance - the setting which defines what the color white looks like in specific lighting conditions

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