The first five words in a series that will be published weekly. These five are actually acronyms, yet just as important to know.
‘Do It Yourself‘ (Sometimes, ‘Destroy It Yourself’) Photographers, probably more than any other group are known for ingenious modifications, hacks and inventions created as inexpensive methods to get a better photograph.
‘What The Duck‘ Comics . The best (only?) comic strip staring a duck as a photographer.
TFP and TFCD
‘Time (or Trade) For Prints‘ and ‘Time For CD (or DVD)‘. This refers to the model’s time in return for photographer providing prints or CD (internet version of a test shoot) with the expectation both sides will only use for portfolio updates.
‘Field of View Crop Factor’ – Reference to Canon’s 3 sensor sizes:
1.0 = 36mm X 24mm – 5D, 1Ds Mark II, 1Ds Mark III
1.3 = 28.7mm X 19.1mm – 1D Mark II, 1D Mark II N, 1D Mark III
1.6 = 22.5mm X 15mm – 10D, 20D, 30D, 40D, 300D (Digital Rebel), 350D (Digital Rebel XT), 400D (Digital Rebel XTi)
Derogative term for a ‘Guy With Camera’ that shoots female models (preferably with little or no clothes) with no intention of doing anything with the photos more then attracting more female models to let him take pictures. There is no model equivalent standardised, although there are models who are just after the attention.
Watch for more photographic words next Sunday!