What is a spectrophotometer?
An instrument used to measure properties of light over a specific portion of
the electromagnetic spectrum, typically used in spectroscopic analysis to identify
density of color, dot gain
Why do we profile the
GC 340 Exam 1 Study Guide
*Multiple choice, choose all that apply, 2 short answer, true/false
History of cameras? When did the big developments happen- roll film, lens, color?
Simplest forma light tight box holding a light-sensitive material with a hole
GC 3400 EXAM 2 Study Guide
Question = black
Answer = blue
Why is color management important? To make sure that the input matches the output and that we are
seeing the same colors.
What tools can we use to make sure we are communicating ab
What is soft proofing?
Proofing on screen
What are advantages of soft proofing?
Saves trees, can use PDFs, can change (text, typos, image placements, fonts),
clients can approve, color matching, as a contract to proceed
Additive and subtra
PS for Photography
Raster vs Vector images
Bitmapped/raster: most commonly photos and scanned images, pixels
Vector: smooth, line artwork
Function of Adobe Bridge
Its an organizational program for media files
Lets you upload organize, browse, locate,
Whats the difference between a low key/high key?
Horizontal/Vertical/Square photos what kind of feelings do they portray?
What is the horizon line and where is it in the photo?
How does white space relate to movement in a photo; why is i
Intro to Cameras
Systems of a camera compared to eye
Aperture works like a pupil
Apertures, Shutter Speeds, and ISO settings
Aperture: the opening in the lens where light passes (overlapping leaves). The
bigger the opening, the smaller the f-stop
Define camera resolution
Function of an image sensor
Be able to explain what a pixel is and how it is formed
RAW, TIFF, and JPEG file formats
What is bit depth?
The Big Three
a. Depth of field and exposure
c. High is everything in focus
d. Low is wide opening and you choose focus
a. Fast shutter speed freezes time
b. Good for catching people playing sports.
c. Stop action: looking