Spring 2010 Photojournalism Final

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Spring 2010 Photojournalism Final - Quiz

Spring Semester 2010 Final Exam for Photojournalism


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Auto focus will focus the camera for you, but what do you need to do in order for the camera to focus on your subject?
  • 2. 
    If the camera is set to manual focus, how do you focus on your subject? Be specific.
  • 3. 
    You have been assigned to take photos at a baseball game. Which lens would be the best choice?
    • A. 

      Canon 18-55 mm

    • B. 

      Cannon 50 mm

    • C. 

      Canon 55-200 mm

  • 4. 
    ISO measures the film or sensor's _______ to light.
  • 5. 
    Which ISO setting should be used in a dark gym during a volleyball game?
    • A. 

      400

    • B. 

      1600

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      800

    • E. 

      100

  • 6. 
    Under normal lighting conditions, which ISO setting would be the best choice?
    • A. 

      800

    • B. 

      200

    • C. 

      1600

    • D. 

      100

    • E. 

      400

  • 7. 
    A disadvantage of using a high ISO setting is the appearance of ________ in photos.
  • 8. 
    Portrait mode works well for photographying people because:
    • A. 

      The camera chooses the largest depth of field.

    • B. 

      The camera chooses the narrowest depth of field.

  • 9. 
    To change between auto and manual focus, you...
    • A. 

      Turn the ring on the front of the lens.

    • B. 

      Choose auto or manual focus on the mode dial.

    • C. 

      Use the switch on the lens.

  • 10. 
    If you find yourself taking photos at an event where flash is not permitted, how can you be sure that the flash will not fire?
    • A. 

      Shoot in automatic mode

    • B. 

      Shoot in program mode

    • C. 

      Press the flash button on the front of the camera

  • 11. 
    Which lens would be the best choice for taking photos of students working in a classroom?
    • A. 

      Canon 135 mm

    • B. 

      Canon 18-55 mm

    • C. 

      Canon 55-200 mm

  • 12. 
    Which of the following markings on a lens indicates the lens speed?
    • A. 

      18-55 mm

    • B. 

      F/1.8

    • C. 

      EF-S

  • 13. 
    Which lens opening allows in the most light?
    • A. 

      F/2

    • B. 

      F/16

    • C. 

      F/22

  • 14. 
    The ________ is the opening in the lens, which is measured in f-stops.
  • 15. 
    What is the term that describes the range of distances which are in focus in a photo?
    • A. 

      Aperture

    • B. 

      Depth of field

    • C. 

      Composition

    • D. 

      Lens speed

  • 16. 
    What is the name of the composition guideline that encourages moving objects away from the center of the photo?
  • 17. 
    A photographer carefully composes a photo of a girl so that the road road she is standing on guides the viewers' eyes toward her. What composition technique is the photographer using?
  • 18. 
    White balancing the camera...
    • A. 

      Tells the camera to add more white to a photo

    • B. 

      Helps the colors to reproduce realistically

    • C. 

      Helps make sure the photo is clear

  • 19. 
    Which of these settings on my LCD screen assures me that I'm shooting at the highest image size and quality?
    • A. 

      (100)

    • B. 

      F/5.6

    • C. 

      1600

    • D. 

      L

  • 20. 
    Shutter speed measures:
    • A. 

      The length of time the shutter is open

    • B. 

      The length of time it takes to focus the camera

    • C. 

      The length of time it takes the light to reach the shutter

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