Photographic Basics

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Photography Quizzes & Trivia

Getting into the world of photography can be a daunting task at first, but once you master the basics you’ll already have a decent knowledge of how to work a camera more like a professional. Let’s learn the basics together!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Perfect exposure is a result of the right:
    • A. 

      Shutter speed + apeture + resolution

    • B. 

      Film speed + apeture + exposure

    • C. 

      Exposure + apeture + shutter speed

    • D. 

      Apeture + shutter speed + film speed

  • 2. 
    What is the unit of measurement for light in photography:
    • A. 

      Apeture

    • B. 

      Shutter speed

    • C. 

      Candlearbra

    • D. 

      Stop

  • 3. 
    Camera modes can not be used to:
    • A. 

      Take portraits

    • B. 

      Photograph a runner

    • C. 

      Set depth of field

    • D. 

      Take macros

  • 4. 
    If I want to narrow the depth of field I would need a:
    • A. 

      A large f number and a small shutter speed

    • B. 

      A large f number and a large shutter speed

    • C. 

      A small f number and a small shutter speed

    • D. 

      A small f number and a large shutter speed

  • 5. 
    If I wanted to take a photograph of a fast car, what camera mode should I use?
    • A. 

      Paning

    • B. 

      Sport

    • C. 

      Macro

    • D. 

      Program

  • 6. 
    The program mode is :
    • A. 

      Exactly same as auto mode

    • B. 

      Same as auto but allows individual changes

    • C. 

      A manual mode

    • D. 

      Never used by a profesional photographer

  • 7. 
    The landscape mode will give:
    • A. 

      High f stop settings

    • B. 

      Low f stop settings

    • C. 

      A wide angle of view

    • D. 

      Blurry portrait photos

  • 8. 
    The portrait mode will give a:
    • A. 

      Narrow depth of field

    • B. 

      Wide depth of field

    • C. 

      Narrow angle of view

    • D. 

      Bl;urry landscape photo

  • 9. 
    The aperture priority mode would be used when photographing:
    • A. 

      Action

    • B. 

      Waterfall

    • C. 

      Portrait

    • D. 

      Digital darkroom

  • 10. 
    If you want to set the camera to allow for tungsten lighting you would change the:
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Colour temperature

    • C. 

      White balance

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 11. 
    The balancing of light within a photograph is known as the:
    • A. 

      Exposure

    • B. 

      White balance

    • C. 

      Colour temperature

    • D. 

      Apeture + shutter speed

  • 12. 
    I tripod should be used for shutter speeds less than:
    • A. 

      1/60

    • B. 

      1/30

    • C. 

      1/100

    • D. 

      1/1000

  • 13. 
    The pupil in an eye is most like what part of the camera?
    • A. 

      Lens

    • B. 

      Shutter

    • C. 

      Aperture

    • D. 

      Film

  • 14. 
    The ASA or ISO number refers to the:
    • A. 

      Film speed

    • B. 

      Aperture

    • C. 

      Resolution

    • D. 

      Camera mode