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Photo 9

True/False
Indicate whether the statement is true or false.
 

 1. 

You should think of the “play of light” when considering a photo opportunity.
 

 2. 

One of the most often violated rules of good composition is not paying enough attention to the subject and it’s relation to the background
 

 3. 

Putting the subject in the center of the composition should always be avoided because it breakes the rule of thirds
 

 4. 

It’s best not to shoot on cloudy days, as there isn’t enough contrast to take a good photograph.
 

 5. 

The human eye is more receptive to color than it is to luminance.
 

 6. 

It’s better to look at a landmark location and not just what it looks like, but think of details of how it makes you feel.
 

 7. 

There are two different kinds of photographic subjects, those you take, and those you make.
 

 8. 

It’s the light that should compel you to a scene, not the subject.
 

 9. 

The best time to take photos is mid-day, because the sun is at it’s highest.
 

 10. 

A well-known landmark makes the best location to take photos.
 

 11. 

Larger apertures (smaller number) yield shallower depth of field
 

Multiple Choice
Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.
 

 12. 

If you want to make object in the background more identifiable you should
a.
choose a wider angle lens and get closer to the subject
c.
zoom in on the subject and back up
b.
choose a larger aperture (smaller number)
d.
choose a smaller aperture (larger number)
 

 13. 

Balance refers to
a.
the relationship between shallow depth of field and deep depth of field
c.
the relationship between aperture and speed
b.
the relationship between zoom and wide angle
d.
the placement of subjects in the image
 

 14. 

Point of view refers to
a.
the aperture setting
c.
how zoomed in the camera is
b.
the balance of colors
d.
where you shoot the photo from
 

 15. 

If there is too much clutter in the composition, you could
a.
change the speed setting
c.
step in closer
b.
change the ISO setting
d.
step back
 

 16. 

Taking a portrait photo from up close of the subjects face can have the problem of
a.
lighting imbalance
c.
incorrect white balance
b.
distortion of the face
d.
emphasizing of blemishes
 

Matching
 
 
Match the compositional idea with the photo example
a.
repetition
e.
geometric shapes
b.
rule of thirds
f.
worm’s eye view
c.
leading lines
g.
bird’s eye view
d.
light and dark
h.
macro
 

 17. 

a person in the spotlight on a darkend stage
 

 18. 

looking up at a person on a ladder
 

 19. 

a person in the distance standing on railroad tracks
 

 20. 

a bee on a flower from very close up
 

 21. 

swimmers in a pool from the lifeguard’s chair
 

 22. 

the old bridge over the Missouri river
 

 23. 

subject off center
 

 24. 

picket fence
 



 
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