Study Guide For Photography

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All lenses have a minimum focusing distance.
True
Aperture is like the pupil in our eyes.
True
As the aperture closes, more light comes through the lens.
False (Less)
Depth of field is affected primarily by shutter speed.
False (Aperture)
Low-angle shots are done by placing the camera above the subject and shooting down.
False
Prime lens have only one focal length and cannot zoom.
True
Shutter speeds are measured in units of length (like inches).
False (Time)
Think about Aperture & Depth of Field – as the aperture closes, the depth of field will increase.
True
When working with aperture and depth of field – you can choose what to have in focus: the foreground, mid-ground, background or all three.
True
Portrait photographers most commonly use wide-angle lens.
False
Aperture and shutter speed are separate entities that do not affect each other in any way.
False (Do)
Working with manual mode reggaes the most knowledge about how the various aspects of the camera work.
True
Shutter Priority mode is often represented as an “S” or “Tv” on the camera controls.
True
Night photographs are usually taken by just holding your camera and shooting the photograph.
False
When you take a photograph of a person or animal looking to one side of the photograph, it is also often a good idea to include active space in front of the person or animal.
True
Tunnels and archways can be used as frames in photographs.
True
Studies show that our eyes are drawn first to the center of a photograph.
False
Which aperture setting gives a very shallow depth of field compared to the other numbers?
f/4
Which lens is typically used for sports or wildlife photography?
Telephoto
Which shutter speed freezes actions best?
1/250
An excellent way to control depth of field is by using……
Aperture
Anything below _______ shutter speed, a tripod is helpful and recommended.
1/30
Aperture is measured in what?
F-stops
Which of the following has the largest aperture opening?
f/1.8
A shallow depth of field means that what part of the photo will be in focus?
Only a small portion that you choose
Which camera mode gives the photographer the greatest amount of control?
Manual
If you wanted to take a picture of someone playing soccer, which mode would you be most likely to try?
Shutter Priority
Shooting photos at night, you would want to use ____.
A tripod
Using the Rule of Thirds, how many squares are produced on the grid of the photograph?
9
Active space is important in which type of photograph?
Motion
An artistic interpretation of an event, person, or object. Its purpose is to tell the viewer something about the subject.
Photograph
The position of the camera in relation to the subject.
Point of view
The amount of time the shutter door is open allowing light to expose the sensor.
Shutter Speed
How much is in focus from near to far?
Dept of field
The adjustable opening of a lens through which light passes.
Aperture
Camera is below the subject looking up
Low Angle Shot
Which lens is best used for landscapes and group photos?
Wide angle shots
Camera is above the subject looking down
High angle shot
A small window that you look through to compose and focus the scene you are photographing
Viewfinder
The prime lens
Normal lens
Had to be returned to Eastman for processing
100 shot box camera
Is credit with producing the photograph
Joseph Niepce
First Camera
Camera Obscura
Invented dry-plate negatives-could be developed anytime after exposure
Richard M
Invented instant photography
Edwin Land
First practical photographic process
Daguerruotypes
Was used by photographers to fire in order to take flash photography
Magnesium Powder
Process that produces a finished black and white print in 60 seconds
Polaroid Instant Photography
“You press the button; we do the rest
Kodak
Invented the Calotype process
William Talbot

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