Section Two - Basic Photography
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    a light-tight box containing light sensitive film or sensor that is used to make images.

    answer choices

    camera

    digital

    viewfinder

    Lens

  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q.

    information used by the computer, represented by numbers. The buzzword for any capture device that converts photons to electrons.

    answer choices

    camera

    digital

    viewfinder

    Lens

  • Question 3
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    Q.

    the viewing screen in an SLR on which composition takes place; may also contain various guides to exposure, focus, and flash-readiness.

    answer choices

    camera

    digital

    viewfinder

    lens

  • Question 4
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    Q.

    ___________have two primary functions: one is to focus light with as little distortion or aberration as possible on to film or sensor. The other function is to control the amount of light hitting the film by use of its aperture.

    answer choices

    camera

    digital

    viewfinder

    lens

  • Question 5
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    Q.

    an exposure "mode" where the exposure system recommends a setting that is then made by the photographer by selecting aperture and shutter speeds manually. The booklet one doesn't read before using a piece of equipment.

    answer choices

    autofocus

    manual

    dedicated flash

    electronic flash

  • Question 6
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    Q.

    known as a flash gun, strobe, or speedlight, it consists of a gas-filled tube that is fired by an electrical charge.

    answer choices

    autofocus

    manual

    dedicated flash

    electronic flash

  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q.

    a flash that coordinates with the camera's exposure, and sometimes focusing systems.

    answer choices

    autofocus

    manual

    dedicated flash

    electronic flash

  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q.

    a method of focusing where focusing distances are set automatically.

    answer choices

    autofocus

    manual

    dedicated flash

    electronic flash

  • Question 9
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    Q.

    in exposure, when too much lighting strikes the film for a proper rendition of the scene.

    answer choices

    auto exposure

    correct exposure

    overexposure

    underexposure

  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q.

    the combination of aperture and shutter speed that yields a full-toned negative or slide that yields the best possible tonal representation of the scene onto film or sensor.

    answer choices

    auto exposure

    correct exposure

    overexposure

    underexposure

  • Question 11
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    Q.

    failure to expose correctly because not enough light has struck the film or sensor to faithfully render the color and brightness values.

    answer choices

    auto exposure

    correct exposure

    overexposure

    underexposure

  • Question 12
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    Q.

    a method of exposure where aperture and shutter speed settings are first read, then set, by the camera's exposure system.

    answer choices

    auto exposure

    correct exposure

    overexposure

    underexposure

  • Question 13
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    Q.

    the opening of a lens, the size of which is controlled by a diaphragm. The term is commonly used to designate f-stops, such as f/4, f/5.6 etc.

    answer choices

    aperture

    f-numbers

    shutter

    speed

  • Question 14
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    Q.

    a series of numbers designating the apertures, or openings at which a lens is set. The higher the number, the narrower the aperture.

    answer choices

    aperture

    f-numbers

    shutter

    speed

  • Question 15
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    Q.

    in a focal plane shutter, a set of curtains travels past the film gate and allows light to strike the film within a set period of time

    answer choices

    aperture

    f-numbers

    shutter

    speed

  • Question 16
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    Q.

    with a shutter, the duration of time in which light strikes the film. With film, the sensitivity to light. With a lens, the maximum aperture

    answer choices

    aperture

    f-numbers

    shutter

    speed

  • Question 17
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    Q.

    the zone, or range of distances within a scene that will record on film as sharp.

    answer choices

    depth of field

    foreground

    background

    rule of thirds

  • Question 18
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    Q.

    photos are divided into thirds with two imaginary lines vertically and two lines horizontally making three columns, three rows, and nine sections in the images.

    answer choices

    depth of field

    foreground

    background

    rule of thirds

  • Question 19
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    Q.

    part of scene or space around object that appears closest to camera. (2) element or feature of composition of photograph that is depicted as being nearest viewer.

    answer choices

    depth of field

    foreground

    background

    rule of thirds

  • Question 20
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    Q.

    the portion of a scene that sits behind the main, foreground subject.

    answer choices

    depth of field

    foreground

    background

    rule of thirds

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