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Photography

3.8
(54 votes)
14 questions
English
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1

What property is used to quantify the amount of light per unit area in a picture?

Exposure

Aperture

Film speed

Shutter speed

49% got this right

2

Who is known for famous photographs of The Rolling Stones and Jimi Hendrix?

Gered Mankowitz

Bob Gruen

Lynn Goldsmith

Ross Halfin

Hard  21% got this right

3

What do you call a dark room with a hole on one side, which projects an image onto the opposite wall?

Camera obscura

Cabinet of curiosities

Darkroom

House of mirrors

57% got this right

4

What brand is known for cameras which would instantly print the photograph after it was taken?

Polaroid

Fujica

Minolta

Rollei

77% got this right

5

Which French photographer is known for aerial photography of the Earth?

Yann Arthus-Bertrand

Eugène Atget

Henri Cartier-Bresson

Jacques Henri Lartigue

Hard  10% got this right

"Earth from Above" is a United Nations-supported ecological project conceived and led by Yann Arthus-Bertrand.
6

What do you call the photographers who follow celebrities to take pictures for tabloids?

Paparazzi

Fibonacci

Papardelle

Pavarotti

Easy  86% got this right

7

Which part of the camera opens and closes to allow light in for a period of time?

Shutter

Aperture

Flash

Viewfinder

52% got this right

8

Which American photographer is known for engaging celebrity portrait photography?

Annie Leibovitz

Ansel Adams

Dorothea Lange

Walker Evans

Hard  24% got this right

The photograph of Yoko Ono and John Lennon was taken just hours before his murder.
9

What was the camera on the first mission to the moon?

Hasselblad

Kodak

Leica

Olympus

Hard  27% got this right

10

What landscape photographer is known for black and white photography of the American West?

Ansel Adams

Charlie Waite

Edward Weston

Simone Nieweg

Hard  30% got this right

11

What would you call a good time to take a snapshot photo?

Kodak moment

Canon occasion

Olympus opportunity

Polaroid possibility

44% got this right

Kodak's ubiquity was such that its "Kodak moment" tagline entered the common lexicon.
12

Who is famous for photographies of human embryos?

Lennart Nilsson

Lars Thunbjörk

Mattias Klum

Victor Hasselblad

Hard  24% got this right

Swedish photojournalist Lennart Nilsson's book "A Child Is Born" is reportedly the best-selling illustrated book ever.
13

What do you call the hole in a lens, through which light travels into the camera?

Aperture

Eye

Glass

Shutter

37% got this right

14

What do you call heavily out-of-focus parts of an image?

Bokeh

Bouquet

Fuzz

Mess

38% got this right

The term comes from the Japanese word boke, which means "blur" or "haze".