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The camera mechanism that regulates the amount of time film or the sensor is exposed to light is the:

aperture

shutter

cable release

autoexposure mode
shutter
pg. 18
What kind of camera allows you to change the position of the lens and back relative to each other so that you can more precisely control focus or perspective?

A view camera

A rangefinder camera

A compact camera

Single-lens reflex camera
A view camera
pg. 32
Which of the following would be a suggested shutter speed to stop the action of a child running, parallel to the film plane, about 25 ft from the camera?

1/60 sec

1/125 sec

1/250 sec

1/500 sec
1/250 sec
pg. 21
The adjustable diaphragm which is made of metal blades that determines the amount of light entering the camera is called:

the shutter

the viewfinder

lens aperture

reflex mirror
lens aperture
pg. 24
An f-stop which would admit a large amount of light into the camera and produce very little depth of field would be:

f/2

f/11

f/16

f/22
f/2
pg. 24
Which of the following numbers is not a standard f-stop?

f/.10

f/2.8

f/11

f/64
f/.10
pg. 24
Which of the following f-stops would represent stopping down 1/2 stop from f/2.8?

f/2

f/2.3

f/3.4

f/4
f/3.4
pg. 24  
What shutter speed setting keeps the shutter open as long as the release button is held down?

T (time setting)

B (bulb setting)

L (long setting)

Focal plane
B (bulb setting)
pg. 18
Parallax error occurs in which type of camera:

SLR

rangefinder

monorail view camera

field camera
rangefinder
pg. 31
A type of shutter that is constructed with a number of small overlapping metal blades and is usually located inside the lens itself in view cameras, point and shoot cameras, and many medium-format cameras is called a:

SLR

focal plane shutter

Gobo

leaf shutter
leaf shutter
pg. 19
To give ____ stop(s) more exposure means to double the amount of light reaching the film or sensor either by doubling the exposure time or by doubling the size of the aperture.

two

four

one

Three
One
pg. 18
The ________ regulates the amount of time light is exposed to the film or the sensor.

reflex mirror

shutter

pentaprism

bellows
shutter
pg. 18
Instead of having a shutter open and close to control the amount of light that reaches the light-sensitive surface, some digital cameras control exposure by turning the _____ on and off for a precisely timed duration.

Shutter speed dial

sensor

aperture

Memory card
Sensor
pg. 18
__________ may be used to create an image where the subject appears relatively sharp and the background is blurred by movement.

Depth of field

A tripod

Panning

Fast shutter speed
Panning
pg. 20
Stopping a lens down from f/8 to f/16 represents a ______ stop difference.

one

two

three

four
two
pg. 24  
The shutter speed and aperture are the two most important controls a photographer can use to achieve the correct ________.

film formats

light leaks

frame lines

exposure
exposure
pg. 28
________ is not an equivalent exposure to f/11 @ 1/125 sec.

f/4 @ 1/1000 sec

f/8 @ 1/500 sec

f/16 @ 1/60 sec

f/22 @ 1/30 sec
f/8 @ 1/500 sec.
pg. 29
________ is an equivalent exposure to f/8 @ 1/60 sec and would produce the greatest depth of field.

f/16 @ 1/15 sec

f/11 @ 1/250 sec

f/5.6 @ 1/500 sec

f/2.8 @ 1/500 sec
f/16 @ 1/15 sec.
pg. 29
As the aperture becomes smaller, the depth of field in an image ________.

remains the same

decreases

increases
increases
pg. 26
A ________ is a camera which has a mirror and pentaprism that lets you see through the taking lens to focus the scene and compose it exactly.

View camera

Twin-lens reflex camera

rangefinder

single-lens reflex
single-lens reflex
pg. 30
T or F: Shutter speeds set by cameras in automatic exposure can operate at any speed.
True
pg. 18
T or F: The T% setting on a camera will keep the shutter open as long as the shutter release button is held down.
False
pg. 18
T or F: The widest possible aperture on your lens is always a standard full stop.
False
pg. 24
T or F: A subject that is moving will appear more blurry if photographed with a telephoto lens.
True
pg. 20
T or F: Panning is a technique used when the subject is moving directly toward or away from the camera.
False
pg. 20
T or F: The direction a subject is moving in a scene will affect how fast a shutter speed is needed to freeze the action.
True
pg. 20
T or F: The speed of a lens is referred to by the width of the maximum aperture.
True
pg. 24
T or F: Using a larger aperture will produce a greater depth of field.
False
pg. 26
T or F: Shutter lag in compact digital cameras can be described as a delay between the moment the shutter release button is depressed and the moment the actual exposure takes place.
True
pg. 31
T or F: The mode dial allows you to select manual or automatic operation on a digital or film camera.
True
pg. 16
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