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Macro Lens – A lens with extreme close-up abilities to focus on small objects and make them larger-than-life sized.

Medium Format – Camera system that uses larger film that 35mm, commonly sized at 6 x 4.5 cm, 6 x 6cm, and 6 x 7cm.

Midtone – The area of the photograph that is average in tone. Also referred to as “mid gray.”

Motion Blur – When the subject or camera moves during exposure it will result in a blurred image from the movement.

Motion PhotographyCapturing movement of a subject by freezing it with a fast shutter speed or showing blur with a slow shutter speed.

Multiple Exposure – Exposing a single frame more than once to create layers of images.