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background

The part of the scenethe appears behind the principal subject of the picture. The sharpness of the backgroundcan be influenced by apertures and shuttle set. In the flash mode, bulb setting usuallyis set for absorbing more ambience light (background information), so the end resultof the exposure won t be pitch dark.

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background

The area within the viewfinder that is behind the subject of a photograph.
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background

The part of a scene that appears to be furthest from the viewer, behind objects in the foreground.
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background

The part of the scene the appears behind the principal subject of the picture.
kodakglosarry1999

background

Scene in painting which provides setting for main figures or design; sometimes used synonymously with ground.
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background

The area of an artwork that appears farthest away from the viewer; also, the area against which a figure or scene is placed.
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