ASSIGNMENT 4
Textbook Assignment:
"Basic Photographic Techniques."
Pages 5-1 through 5-37.
Learning Objective:
Identify
general guidelines used in
holding cameras steady.
4-1.
What is the best way to support
a camera?
1.
By using a tripod
2.
By handholding it
3.
By holding it against
a building
4.
By using a neck strap
4-2.
Under normal circumstances, you
should NOT handhold a camera at
shutter speeds that exceed what
exposure time?
1.
1/500 sec
2.
1/250 sec
3.
1/125 sec
4.
1/60 sec
4-3.
Holding the camera steady is most
critical when using what focal-
length lens?
1.
35mm
2.
50mm
3.
100mm
4.
200mm
4-4.
When handholding a camera with a
250mm focal-length lens, you should
use which of the following shutter
speeds?
1.
1/250 sec
2.
1/125 sec
3.
1/60 sec
4.
1/30 sec
4-5.
What method(s) is/arc used
to prevent camera shake?
1.
Locking the mirror
up on an SLR camera
2.
A tripod
3.
A cable release
4.
Each of the above
4-6.
To obtain high-quality photographs,
you must always use a tripod.
1.
True
2.
False
4-7.
The use of a monopod is NOT
recommended below what shutter
speed?
1.
1/15 sec
2.
1/30 sec
3.
1/60 sec
4.
1/125 sec
Learning Objective:
Identify
elements of photographic
composition.
4-8.
For photographers to be creative,
they must have which of the follow-
ing attributes?
1.
An ability to select state
of the art equipment
2.
An ability to handhold the
camera at slow shutter speeds
3.
An ability to see what the
camera sees
4.
An ability to selectively see
only important details within
a scene
4-9.
Photographic composition can be
improved by which of the following
methods?
1.
By looking all around within
the viewfinder
2.
By practice only
3.
By analyzing photographs
used in various medias
4.
All of the above
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