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A Breakneck Summary of Photographic Terms (and Their Utility to Ray Tracing)

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The pursuit of photography and videography has a dizzying number of terms to remember. It takes months of practice and thousands of shots to understand at an intuitive level how photographers talk about their craft. As quickly as possible, this chapter aims to explain the terms of photography and videography-boiling them down to their most basic mathematics and utility-before quickly covering their significance to ray tracing and outlining feasible implementations for a select few terms.

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David Black, T. (2021). A Breakneck Summary of Photographic Terms (and Their Utility to Ray Tracing). In: Marrs, A., Shirley, P., Wald, I. (eds) Ray Tracing Gems II. Apress, Berkeley, CA.

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