2 Basic Camera Operation

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Camera Quizzes & Trivia

Basic Photography Knowledge


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Of the following, the best way to hold a 35mm SLR is to:
    • A. 

      Hold the right side of the camera with the right hand, and cradle the lens in the palm of the left

    • B. 

      Grasp the camera firmly at the left and right sides

    • C. 

      Hold the right side of the camera with the right hand, and place the bottom of the camera body in the palm of the left hand

    • D. 

      Press the thumbs against the bottom of the camera, with the index and middle fingers firmly against the camera’s top plate

  • 2. 
    In aperture-priority mode, the user selects the aperture and the camera sets the shutter speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    In shutter-priority mode, the user selects the aperture and the camera sets the shutter speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    In program mode, the user selects the program and the camera sets both the aperture and the shutter speed.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Panning the camera to follow a moving subject reduces blur in the subject.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    You can reduce camera shake by:  
    • A. 

      Squatting with feet close together

    • B. 

      Resting the camera on a soft surface

    • C. 

      Holding the camera with one hand and depressing the shutter release with the other hand

    • D. 

      Moving the camera away from the head so they do not touch

  • 7. 
    In bright daylight, to stop rapid motion without blur in the picture:
    • A. 

      Place the camera on a tripod

    • B. 

      Select a high shutter speed

    • C. 

      Pan the camera with the motion

    • D. 

      Illuminate the moving object with electronic flash

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