Photography Quiz

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Basics of Photography

Photography Quiz by Soumya Shankar Ghosal. All the best!

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Category: Camera

Which camera type is often preferred for video shooting due to its silent operation, continuous autofocus, and ability to use electronic viewfinders?

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Category: Lens

What does the term "focal length" refer to in relation to lenses?

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Category: Camera

Which type of camera is typically compact, lightweight, and designed for easy use, with automatic settings and fixed lenses?

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Category: Post Processing

Which editing technique is used to make the edges of objects in a photo appear sharper and more defined?

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Category: Lens

What is the purpose of a lens in photography?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

What is the consequence of using a higher ISO setting?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

What are the three elements of the exposure triangle in photography?

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Category: Post Processing

What does adjusting the temperature in white balance do?

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Category: Post Processing

What does increasing the contrast of an image do?

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Category: Composition

Which composition rule suggests dividing your image into nine equal segments using two horizontal and two vertical lines, and placing key elements along these lines or at their intersections?

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Category: Composition

Which composition rule suggests using parallel or converging lines to guide the viewer's gaze towards the main subject or focal point?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type is favored by many professionals for its robust build quality, ergonomic design, and compatibility with a wide range of accessories?

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Category: Composition

Which composition technique involves using lines within the image to lead the viewer's eye toward the main subject or focal point?

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Category: Lens

What does the term "aperture" refer to in a lens?

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Category: Lens

Which lens type is ideal for capturing distant subjects such as wildlife, sports, or events?

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Category: Composition

Which composition technique involves capturing repeating patterns, shapes, or motifs within the frame to create visual interest and rhythm?

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Category: Post Processing

Which editing technique adjusts the overall lightness or darkness of an image?

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Category: Composition

What composition principle involves incorporating differences in light, color, texture, or tone to create visual interest and separation between elements in the image?

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Category: Lens

What is the primary characteristic of a wide-angle lens?

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Category: Composition

Which composition rule suggests placing the main subject off-center and towards one of the intersecting points of the grid created by the Rule of Thirds?

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Category: Post Processing

Which editing technique is used to adjust the overall tone of an image, making it warmer or cooler?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type typically has a larger sensor size than point-and-shoot cameras and offers higher image quality and better low-light performance?

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Category: Post Processing

What does adjusting the shadows in an image do?

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Category: Lens

Which type of lens allows you to zoom in and out, adjusting the focal length to frame your shot?

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Category: Lens

What does the term "depth of field" refer to in photography?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type allows for a wide range of lens options, including telephoto, macro, and wide-angle lenses, to suit various photographic needs?

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Category: Composition

Which composition technique involves surrounding the main subject with elements such as arches, doorways, or windows to draw attention to it?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

Which component of the exposure triangle determines how long the camera's shutter remains open to capture light?

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Category: Composition

Which composition rule suggests mirroring elements on either side of an imaginary axis to create a sense of balance and harmony in the image?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

Lowering the aperture value (wider aperture) results in:

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Category: Exposure Triangle

How does increasing the aperture value (narrower aperture) affect the depth of field?

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Category: Lens

Which type of lens has a fixed focal length and cannot zoom in or out?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

What happens when you decrease the shutter speed?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type allows interchangeable lenses, advanced manual controls, and offers optical through-the-lens (TTL) viewing via a pentaprism?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

If you want to freeze fast-moving subjects in action, which shutter speed would you typically use?

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Category: Composition

What composition principle involves positioning the main subject at the center of the frame to create a sense of balance and symmetry?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type often utilizes contrast-detection or phase-detection autofocus systems, with autofocus points spread across the sensor for fast and accurate focusing?

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Category: Post Processing

What is the purpose of the white balance adjustment in photo editing?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

What is the purpose of adjusting the exposure compensation?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

Increasing the ISO setting results in:

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Category: Composition

Which lens type is commonly used for landscape photography to capture vast scenes with great detail?

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Category: Camera

Which type of camera typically offers higher image quality and greater control over settings compared to a smartphone camera, but with less versatility than a DSLR or mirrorless camera?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type employs an electronic viewfinder (EVF) or LCD screen for composing images and lacks an optical viewfinder like a DSLR?

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Category: Post Processing

Which editing technique is used to make colors more vibrant and intense?

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Category: Lens

Which type of lens is suitable for capturing detailed close-up shots of small subjects like insects or flowers?

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Category: Exposure Triangle

Which component of the exposure triangle determines the amount of light passing through the lens and reaching the camera sensor?

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Category: Post Processing

What does decreasing the saturation of an image do?

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Category: Composition

What composition principle suggests using diagonal lines to create a sense of dynamic movement or energy within the frame?

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Category: Post Processing

Which editing tool is used to recover details in overexposed areas of an image?

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Category: Camera

Which camera type is known for its portability, silent operation, and ability to use both electronic and mechanical shutters?

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