Compositional Techniques Quiz

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Compositional Techniques Quiz

This quiz is about the compositional techniques for photographs. Identify the correct answer for each question.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is the "Rule of Thirds"?
    • A. 

      Subject is off to one-third of the picture

    • B. 

      Picture is put in the front, middle, or back

    • C. 

      You decide where to place the subject in the picture

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 2. 
    How you how hold the camera is defined as ____________________________.
    • A. 

      Selective focusing

    • B. 

      Vantage point

    • C. 

      Camera angle

    • D. 

      Zooming in

  • 3. 
    Layering technique involves the ____________________________ of a photo.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Contrast

    • C. 

      Pattern

    • D. 

      Front, middle, back

  • 4. 
    Where the photographer is in relationship to the subject is known as ______________________.
    • A. 

      Focal point

    • B. 

      Vantage point

    • C. 

      Selective focusing

    • D. 

      Zooming in

  • 5. 
    Lines that lead your eyes through the photo can be defined as _____________________.
    • A. 

      Layering

    • B. 

      Leading Lines

    • C. 

      Rule of Thirds

    • D. 

      Framing

  • 6. 
    Putting a border or frame inside of your picture is called ___________________k.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Layering

    • C. 

      Leading lines

    • D. 

      Contrast

  • 7. 
    Where your eyes get stuck or one thing in the photo that has emphasis is known as _________________.
    • A. 

      Vantage point

    • B. 

      Selective focusing

    • C. 

      Focal point

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 8. 
    Getting close up on the photographic subject is known as __________________________.
    • A. 

      Framing

    • B. 

      Selective focusing

    • C. 

      Zooming

    • D. 

      Vantage point

  • 9. 
    Black vs. white in photography is known as ________________________.
    • A. 

      Focal point

    • B. 

      Leading lines

    • C. 

      Layering

    • D. 

      Contast

  • 10. 
    When photographers select what's in or out of focus, which compositional technique are they using?
    • A. 

      Layering

    • B. 

      Selective focusing

    • C. 

      Vantage point

    • D. 

      Focal point

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