5 The Shutter

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5 The Shutter

Worksheet for Chapter 5


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A __________ is a curtain or set of blades that blocks light from entering and striking the film.
  • 2. 
    On a bright sunny day, you usually need to use a _____________ shutter speed.
    • A. 

      Slow

    • B. 

      Fast

    • C. 

      None of the above

  • 3. 
    Each full consecutive shutter speed is _________ the time of the setting before it.
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Triple

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 4. 
    Each full consecutive shutter speed is _________ the time of the setting after it.
    • A. 

      Half

    • B. 

      Double

    • C. 

      Triple

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    When the shutter speed is changed from 1/250 to 1/500, more light is admitted to the film.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    With a mechanical shutter, you can set the speed at 1/45 by setting it halfway between 1/30 and 1/60.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    To make an exposure on the B setting, how many times do you press the shutter button?
  • 8. 
    To make an exposure on the T setting, how many times do you press the shutter button?
  • 9. 
    What is the absolute slowest shutter speed you should generally use without a tripod?
    • A. 

      1/2

    • B. 

      1/30

    • C. 

      1/100

    • D. 

      1/200

  • 10. 
    What type of shutter is located inside the camera body?
    • A. 

      Focal-plane shutter

    • B. 

      Leaf shutter

  • 11. 
    What type of shutter is in the camera's lens?
    • A. 

      Focal-plane shutter

    • B. 

      Leaf shutter