Photography 101 (Practice And Theory)

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Photography 101 (Practice And Theory)

This photography test has been designed to assess your current knowledge of photographic practice and associated theory. The questions are based on the information delivered and explored over the last three sessions. This test will be conducted under formal exam conditions and should be attempted on your own, without help from your tutor or peers. At the end of the test you will received a scored total, 40% is a Pass. However at this stage your result such be viewed as a way for you to self-determine and assess your learning, your engagement and commitment and finally your progress. You Have 25 Minutes to complete all the questions. Good Luck


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Is an aperture at f22 bigger than an aperture set to f5.6?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Within photography, what is meant by the term Exposure?
    • A. 

      The amount of colour saturation in a scene

    • B. 

      The amount of skin a person shows within an image

    • C. 

      The amount of light that is allowed into the camera

    • D. 

      The amount of light that is available at any one time

  • 3. 
    In considering the five options below, what is the most important element in photography?
    • A. 

      Line

    • B. 

      Colour

    • C. 

      Light

    • D. 

      Shape

    • E. 

      Texture

  • 4. 
    What does the light meter within a camera read?
    • A. 

      The light that falls into the camera

    • B. 

      The light output of an attached flashgun

    • C. 

      The colour temperature of the light

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 5. 
    An image with a shallow depth of field has only a small area in focus
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    In art and photography composition is...
    • A. 

      The way in which words and sentences are put together

    • B. 

      The way in which light reflects off the surfaces within an image

    • C. 

      The way in which visual elements are arranged

  • 7. 
    What is the Rule of Thirds?
    • A. 

      A rule that suggests making a photo more interesting by putting three people into the composition

    • B. 

      A rule that suggests making a photo more interesting by dividing it into nine equal parts, by two equally-spaced horizontal lines and two equally-spaced vertical lines

    • C. 

      A rule that suggests making a photo more interesting by aligning every third element to the centre of the frame

  • 8. 
    What does shutter speed control?
    • A. 

      Depth of field and power

    • B. 

      Light and its focal length

    • C. 

      Light and motion

  • 9. 
    When using the Rule of Thirds in composition, power points are located
    • A. 

      At the points where the eyes of the subject meet the level of the camera lens

    • B. 

      At the points where lines that break the photo up horizontally and vertically merge together

    • C. 

      At the points where flash power diminishes and is ineffective

    • D. 

      At the points where lens resolving power fails to produce a sharp focus of small objects

  • 10. 
    What does aperture (F-Stop) control?
    • A. 

      Light and motion

    • B. 

      Light only

    • C. 

      Depth of field and light

    • D. 

      Depth of field only

    • E. 

      Motion and depth of field

  • 11. 
    In photographic theory, a photo that is overexposed means what?
    • A. 

      That there was too much light allowed to enter the camera

    • B. 

      That it was viewed by too many people online

    • C. 

      That a flash should have been used to correct the exposure

    • D. 

      That there was not enough light allowed to enter the camera

  • 12. 
    Look at the photograph, and determine which compositional rule it best illustrates
    • A. 

      Leading lines

    • B. 

      High Angle

    • C. 

      Rule of Thirds

    • D. 

      Frame within a frame

  • 13. 
    In digital photography what is ISO a measurement of?
    • A. 

      Sensor sensitivity

    • B. 

      Aperture width

    • C. 

      Shutter speed timings

    • D. 

      Image resolution

  • 14. 
    The Exposure Triangle is made up of what three elements?
    • A. 

      Shutter speed

    • B. 

      ISO

    • C. 

      Focal length

    • D. 

      Aperture

    • E. 

      Pixel count

    • F. 

      Flash intensity

  • 15. 
    The shown image is a good example of what camera technique?
    • A. 

      Motion blur

    • B. 

      Depth of field

    • C. 

      Panning

    • D. 

      Rolling and running

  • 16. 
    Which option technically, best describes what is wrong with this image?  
    • A. 

      Not enough fill-flash has been used

    • B. 

      It's been over-exposed

    • C. 

      Its been printed on poor quality printing paper

    • D. 

      It's been under-exposed

    • E. 

      It has poor composition

  • 17. 
    Leaving this page open, open MS Photo Gallery and through it go to you learner drive and open the Session_3_Image_Test Folder, now locate the file Summer Walk and then open it. NOW USING PHOTO GALLERY
    1. Correct the image exposure
    2. Straighten the horizon line
    3. Crop the left side of the image to remove the lamppost
    4. Remove it's colour and make it a sepia tone. 
    Once you have completed these steps, save the image as Summer Walk_Altered_Image in the Session_3_Image_Test Folder on in your learner drive, then check the completed box below.
    • A. 

      Completed

    • B. 

      Incomplete

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