1st Quarter Photography Test

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1st Quarter Photography Test

This is the 1st quarter test for photography. It encompasses some photography history, basic camera settings and tips, tricks, and advice from Scott Kelby's Books.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What do you like most about this class so far?  What would you like to change/add/do in the 2nd Quarter?
  • 2. 
    The Pinhole Camera was
    • A. 

      A simple camera without a lens

    • B. 

      A small room used to capture images

    • C. 

      Useful because of it's large aperture

    • D. 

      The first practical photographic process

  • 3. 
    The Camera Obscura  was
    • A. 

      A simple camera without a lens

    • B. 

      A small room used to capture images

    • C. 

      Useful because of it's large aperture

    • D. 

      The first practical photographic process

  • 4. 
    Silver Nitrate was used
    • A. 

      Before applying collodion to a surface and intended to create a create a negative image that could be reproduced using the camera obscura.

    • B. 

      To clean the camera's lens in an effort to eliminate any light sensitive materials.

    • C. 

      During the photo shoot to keep we plates coated in collodion from drying out.

    • D. 

      After applying collodion to a surface (usually glass) to bind iodide and bromide to make a sliver halide coating that is sensitive to light.

  • 5. 
    Joseph Niepce was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 6. 
    Fox Talbot was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 7. 
    The first permanent photograph was called ...
    • A. 

      View from the Window at Le Gras

    • B. 

      View from the Window at Alcatraz

    • C. 

      View from my Bedroom during the day

    • D. 

      View of the Courtyard at Les Strange

  • 8. 
    Daguerrtype
    • A. 

      Was the first mobile photo lab

    • B. 

      Was the first practicable photographic process

    • C. 

      Was the first practicum photogenesis.

    • D. 

      Was the first SLR camera

  • 9. 
    John Hershcel was
    • A. 

      An American inventor who developed reflexive lenses.

    • B. 

      Originally discovered the platinum process on the basis of light sensitivity of platinum salts

    • C. 

      A French inventor who developed heliography.

    • D. 

      A British inventor who invented the calotype process.

  • 10. 
    Calotype was
    • A. 

      Introduced by Fox Talbot

    • B. 

      Introduced by John Herschel

    • C. 

      Introduced by Joseph Niepce

    • D. 

      Introduced by Jorge' Vanderkon

  • 11. 
    How long did it take for the earliest photographs to develope?
    • A. 

      8 minutes

    • B. 

      8 months

    • C. 

      8 seconds

    • D. 

      8 hours

  • 12. 
    Kodak dry plates offered great convenience in
    • A. 

      Jello plates

    • B. 

      Platinum plates

    • C. 

      Paper plates

    • D. 

      Gelatin plates

  • 13. 
    The first 35mm camera was the 
    • A. 

      Minolta Trushot

    • B. 

      Monocular Eyeshot

    • C. 

      Kine Exacta

    • D. 

      Soviet Shooter

  • 14. 
    The photographic SLR camera was invented by
    • A. 

      John Herschel

    • B. 

      Thomas Sutton

    • C. 

      Fox Talbot Jr.

    • D. 

      Joseph Niepce

  • 15. 
    Polaroid cameras are
    • A. 

      Instant Photo Cameras

    • B. 

      Hands Free Photo Cameras

    • C. 

      Mobile Photo Studios

    • D. 

      Only suited for professional photographers

  • 16. 
    The difference between a dslr and a slr is...
    • A. 

      Dslr has a d

    • B. 

      Dslr has a digital imaging sensor

    • C. 

      Dslr has a digital photo toggle

    • D. 

      Dslr has a dot matrix visual interace

  • 17. 
    The most important thing you can do to get "tack sharp" photos is...
    • A. 

      Hold your camera very still

    • B. 

      Shoot with a monopod

    • C. 

      Use a high shutter speed

    • D. 

      Use a tripod.

  • 18. 
    What can help you get to the next level of "Tack Sharp" photos?
    • A. 

      Use a shutter release

    • B. 

      Use a monopod

    • C. 

      Hold really still

    • D. 

      Use a quadpod

  • 19. 
    What can help you get "Tack Sharp" photos if you don't have a cable release?
    • A. 

      Use a shutter release

    • B. 

      Use a monopod

    • C. 

      Use the self timer

    • D. 

      Use a quadpod

  • 20. 
    What is the sharpest aperture for most lenses?
    • A. 

      4 full stops larger than wide open

    • B. 

      2 full stops smaller than wide open

    • C. 

      1 stop smaller than wide open

    • D. 

      2 full stops larger than wide open

  • 21. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when shooting, even in low light!
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 22. 
    Adjusting this setting will determine if your subjects are sharp or blurry, especially in sports.
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 23. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when you want to make the depth of field larger or smaller.
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aptitude

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 24. 
    This is the last setting you should adjust when shooting, even in low light!
    • A. 

      ISO

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Shutter Speed

    • D. 

      F Stop

  • 25. 
    If you want to be cool, don't call it a lens call it your ______.
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