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Multi SegmentMetering system that evaluates the importance on multiple portions of the frame. The software in the camera then determines which portion to base exposure calculation on.
MS(medium shot) The MS is used to identify and explore characters, to transition to much closer shots, and emphasize a point
Movie ClipsSome digital cameras allow you to record movie clips either with or without audio.
MotherboardAn electronic board containing the main functional elements of a computer upon which other components can be connected
MosaicCreates a mosaic of the current loaded image. Mosaic gives the image a pixilated look.
MonochromeBlack and white images
MonitorA television that has inputs and outputs to allow playback direct from a camcorder or VHS
MoireMoiré is the unwanted addition of patterns on a print or scan. These patterns are usually caused when two similar repetitive grids are placed on top of one another
model releasea document allowing reproduction rights
MnLiMagnesium lithium. Rechargeable battery type
MM2Abbreviation for Motormarine Mk II (An old Sea & Sea underwater camera).
MixerCombining several audio or video inputs into one
Meniscus LensA lens that is concave on one side and convex on the other
Memory StickSony's proprietary storage media. Available in capacities up to 256 MB. It is extremely compact and only four grams in weight, a Sony Memory Stick (MS) offers outstanding data storage.
Memory EffectNi-Cd (NickelCadmium) cells had a reputation for losing capacity if they were not discharged fully during each cycle of use. This was dubbed 'the memory effect', i.e. the cell remembered that you didn't use it to the full and changed accordingly.
MegapixelDigital cameras are rated by how many million pixels they record. The more the better!
MediaStorage medium for holding image files. There are several competing (and incompatible) types of digital film.
MBMegaByte - 1024 KiloBytes or roughly 1 million Bytes
Matrix MeteringNikon system of multisegmented metering
maskmasks can be attached to layers to protect areas from editing changes. Masks can be saved as alpha channels.
Marquee toolThere are four Marquee tools—rectangular, elliptical, single row, and single column.
marching antsthe animated effect of a moving dashed line used to denote the edge of a selection
Map ShotA downward wide angle view
Manual White BalanceA digital camera (and camcorder) feature that allows the photographer to decide optimum white balance
Manual FocusManual focus is a focus mode that allows the photographer to decide optimum focus distance.
Manual Exposure(M) Exposure mode where the photographer manually sets the aperture and shutter speed
Magnetic Pen toolA variation of the Freeform Pen, this Pen tool snaps to the edges of an image, making tracing around an image easy.
Magic Wand toolAllows you to make a selection automatically, based on a color, without having to physically trace the outline by clicking in a specific area with the mouse. Options for the Magic Wand are set in the options bar.
Macro PortA flat port for macro photography underwater i.e. a plane glass or plastic optical window on an underwater camera.
Macro ModeA setting on the camcorder that allows standard lenses to focus from less than and inch to approximately 1.2 metres.
Macro LensAn extreme closeup lens.
MacroPhotography of smaller subjects shot (between 1:1 and 1:3) on macro settings or with macro equipment
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