Digital Photography Glossary
Photography Glossary - W
Understand the terminology of digital photography, digital printing and digital imaging so that you will become a better photographer. Photographic terms such as Warming Polarizing Filter, White balance, Wide-Angle Lens, and more.
Warming Polarizing Filter
A Warming Polarizing Filter is a filter that adds warmth (lowers the color temperature) of an image as well as acting as a polarizing filter.
White Balance is the process of calibrating a digital camera to the appropriate color temperature of the dominant light source in a given scene.
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A Wide-angle Lens has a shorter focal length, compared to a standard lens. This enables you to capture a comparatively wider angle of view. A wide-angle lens is a natural choice for capturing landscapes, outdoors, and group portraits. At times, wide angle may be the only way to capture the complete setting without omitting important elements in the image.
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