Beginning Photography: Composition Continued

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Photography Quizzes & Trivia

This quiz will test your knowledge on balance, dynamics, and weighting in photography.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Dynamics is
    • A. 

      Movement

    • B. 

      How the eye views a composition

    • C. 

      An implied line

  • 2. 
    In poor dynamics, the eye
    • A. 

      Goes from the primary to the secondary to the primary subjects

    • B. 

      Gets stuck on one object

    • C. 

      Doesn't know where to look first

    • D. 

      In lead out of the photograph

  • 3. 
    In order to have strong dynamics, you must have a primary and secondary subject. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    How can strong dynamics be accomplished in a photograph? 
    • A. 

      By drawing lines from one object to another

    • B. 

      By using implied lines

    • C. 

      By placing multiple objects within the frame

    • D. 

      By having the subject look out of the frame

  • 5. 
    Radial balance is
    • A. 

      A mirror image that can be split down the middle

    • B. 

      Objects are arranged around a central point

    • C. 

      Objects are not the same on each side of the frame but visually balance each other

  • 6. 
    Asymmetrical balance is not balance.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    A photograph must have symmetrical balance to be pleasing to the eye.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Weighting is
    • A. 

      Creating heaviness in a photograph

    • B. 

      The visual effect created by the placement of objects within a photograph

    • C. 

      Gaining pounds

    • D. 

      Placing objects within the frame

  • 9. 
    Placing an object near the top of the frame will make it seem close up and well-grounded.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Side weighting will create
    • A. 

      The sense of movement

    • B. 

      The sense of serenity

    • C. 

      The sense of urgency

    • D. 

      Static balance

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