Jchs Digital Photography - Part 2

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Digital Photography Quizzes & Trivia

The following online quiz will test your knowledge of the information presented by the online tutorials and class work.  You must pass each of these quizes in order to go on to further projects.


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  • 1. 
    When is the "magic hour" for photographers?
    • A. 

      When the rabbits come out of their hats.

    • B. 

      Very close to noon when the sun is highest in the sky.

    • C. 

      The hour just after the sun comes up or the hour just before the sun goes down.

    • D. 

      From 9am till 10am every morning.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 2. 
    When taking photos outside, where is the best place for the sunlight to be.
    • A. 

      In front of you because it will light up the back of the subject and give it a nice halo effect.

    • B. 

      Behind you because it will light up the subject without glare.

    • C. 

      To either side of the subject.

    • D. 

      All of the above. Light really doesn't make a difference when you are trying to get good photos.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 3. 
    What is focal point and why is it important to a photo?
    • A. 

      It is a person or object that stands out and draws your eyes to a certain part of a photo. It gives the photo interest.

    • B. 

      It is the background object in the photo. It makes your eyes look far in the distance.

    • C. 

      It is a point on someone's face usually the nose. It is important because noses are in the center of a face.

    • D. 

      It is when a photo is not blurry. Focal and focus are the same thing and you should never have blurry photos.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 4. 
    What is the focal point of this photo?
    • A. 

      The field.

    • B. 

      The trees in the background

    • C. 

      The mailbox.

    • D. 

      There is no focal point in this photo.

    • E. 

      The shadow line in the center.

  • 5. 
    In this photo, what is a simple way the photographer created a focal point?
    • A. 

      The made sure the object was mostly black.

    • B. 

      They angled the object to get a side view.

    • C. 

      They made the background totally neutral in color to make the object stand out.

    • D. 

      There is no focal point in this photo.

    • E. 

      The name of the camera is clear and can be read.

  • 6. 
    What is depth of field?
    • A. 

      It is the amount of distance in a photo that can be seen clearly.

    • B. 

      It is how low you take the shot, or it's depth especially when taking shots of fields.

    • C. 

      It is when you take photos of submarines.

    • D. 

      It is when you take a side shot or profile of something.

    • E. 

      It is how blurry a photo is.

  • 7. 
    In the following photo, is the depth of field shallow or deep?
    • A. 

      Shallow

    • B. 

      Deep

    • C. 

      Both shallow and deep, shallow in some parts and deep in others.

    • D. 

      Neither, it has no depth of field at all.

  • 8. 
    How can you regulate your depth of field?
    • A. 

      Shutter speed. The faster the shutter, the more depth of field you will get.

    • B. 

      Aperture or F-Stops, the larger your f-stop, the deeper the depth of field.

    • C. 

      ISO. The larger the ISO the shallower the depth of field.

    • D. 

      Placing your camera on a tripod. If you don't, you will get a shallow depth of field.

    • E. 

      All of the above. You can adjust the depth of field with any of the above methods.

  • 9. 
    What is the rule of thirds in photography?
    • A. 

      Always take three photos of an object. Hopefully one will turn out OK.

    • B. 

      Photos should always have three or more objects in them to be good.

    • C. 

      Change your f-stops always in sets of three. The best photos will be at 3, 6, 9, 12, etc.

    • D. 

      Cutting your photo into three horizontal and three vertical sections and then placing important objects along those lines.

    • E. 

      None of the above.

  • 10. 
    What makes the following photo an interesting composition.
    • A. 

      It is in black and white. Black and white photos are always more interesting than color ones.

    • B. 

      The lines int the photo form a diagonal. This gives interest to a photo.

    • C. 

      You can see the wrinkles in the mans hands. Always look for wrinkles whenever possible.

    • D. 

      This is not interesting because you cannot see the man's face. Never take a photo of a person without a face.

    • E. 

      It has a musical instrument in it.