Techniques/Tools

Crop

To edit or trim an image

Cross-processing

Heightens colors and contrast in an image

Backlighting

Illumination that comes from behind the subject

Natural lighting

Sunlight, outdoors, or filtered in through windows

Retouch

Removing unwanted details like blemishes from photos

Sepia

A brown pigment that gives a photo a nostalgic, 19th-century look

Loupe

A magnifying tool used to view slides on a light table

Digital photography

Shots are stored in a memory card; photos can be easily manipulated (like removing a background image)

Film photography

Traditional photography with a conventional camera

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