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This activity contains 11 questions.
When photographing people, it is recommended that you not crop the image:
below the waist
at the shoulders
at a joint
Which of the following would you not consider in order to suppress a background?
set the lens to a wide aperture
set the lens to a narrow aperture
change your position relative to the subject
reframe the image
In theory, zigzag lines suggest:
The eye will tend to see three similar spots as forming:
three similar spots
an irregular shape
You can flatten the shape of an object by:
increasing the apparent texture within it
shoot it in a group of similar objects
reduce it to one tone
Which of the following would you not consider doing to emphasize an important element in a picture?
Choose a camera angle that draws attention to it.
Print the image on low contrast paper.
Make sure that it is in sharper focus than other elements in the scene.
Try to render background elements out of focus.
Which of the following statements is advice not given about showing your work to an editor, agency, potential client, gallery, or museum?
"It's better to bring in five great images than 35 of mixed quality"
Send a 40-image presentation instead of one with only 10 or 12 images.
"Don't try to be versatile."
Maximize consistency; send the same excellent portfolio to all photographic professionals.
Which of the following minimize depth in an image of relatively deep space?
Positioning an object in the foreground.
Positioning the horizon line in the top third of the frame.
Incorporate converging lines into the image.
Use front lighting on the subject.
According to the rule of thirds, the important forms in a picture should:
fall along the lines and at intersecting points of the lines of an imaginary grid dividing the frame into thirds horizontally and vertically
fall somewhere in the lower third of the frame
fall somewhere in the upper third of the frame
falls mostly in the center third of the frame
Which of the following would you do to de-emphasize depth in your picture?
Locate some object in the foreground that is similar to others in the background.
Locate the horizon line toward the bottom of the frame.
Use converging lines.
Locate the horizon toward the top of the frame.
Robert Capa said, " If your pictures aren't good enough, _____."
buy a more expensive lens
shoot more film
you'll never make it as a photographer, so go get a MBA like your parents wanted in the first place.
you aren't close enough
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