How Much Do You Know About Photography Lighting? Trivia Questions Quiz

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How Much Do You Know About Photography Lighting? Trivia Questions Quiz

How much do you know about photography lighting? To capture the best images, a photographer should ensure that they have enough light to not compromise the quality and details in a picture. How about you take up the quiz and see if you know how to get that perfect light when it comes to your next shoot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which is the weakest light source (out of these choices)?
    • A. 

      Candlelight

    • B. 

      Evening Sun

    • C. 

      Sun Rise

    • D. 

      Stadium Lights

  • 2. 
    _____________ light produces sharp and relatively high-contrast photographs.
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Hard

    • D. 

      Other

  • 3. 
    _____________ light produces less contrast and a relatively shadowless effect.
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Hard

    • D. 

      Other

  • 4. 
    What type of light would you use to emphasize a subject's textures and three-dimensionality?
    • A. 

      Soft

    • B. 

      Medium

    • C. 

      Hard

    • D. 

      Other

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is not a source of artificial light?
    • A. 

      Windows

    • B. 

      Candles

    • C. 

      On-camera flash

    • D. 

      Floods

  • 6. 
    What type of light makes it hard to work spontaneously?
    • A. 

      Natural

    • B. 

      Artificial

  • 7. 
    Household light bulbs are an example of what type of light?
    • A. 

      Natural light

    • B. 

      Photofloods

    • C. 

      Hot lights

    • D. 

      Reflectors

  • 8. 
    What is the name of the light that provides most of the illumination when lighting a scene?
    • A. 

      Sidelight

    • B. 

      Fill light

    • C. 

      Backlight

    • D. 

      Key light

  • 9. 
    What is another word for key light?
    • A. 

      Natural light

    • B. 

      Main light

    • C. 

      Front light

    • D. 

      Other light

  • 10. 
    Additional lights called _________ can lighten the area behind a subject.
    • A. 

      Key light

    • B. 

      Sidelight

    • C. 

      Fill light

    • D. 

      Background light

    • E. 

      Accent light

  • 11. 
    Additional lights called _________ can brighten small areas.
    • A. 

      Key lights

    • B. 

      Sidelight

    • C. 

      Fill light

    • D. 

      Background light

    • E. 

      Accent light

  • 12. 
    With non-TTL autoflash, you need to manually set your f-stop and then also adjust that setting when the flash-to-subject distance changes.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    With ISO 200 film, what f-stop do you use at 5 feet if your guide number is 40?
    • A. 

      F/4

    • B. 

      F/5.6

    • C. 

      F/8

    • D. 

      F/11

    • E. 

      F/16