Thursday, February 5, 2009

  1. What are the three basic elements of a camera? ANSWER: an optical element (the lens), a chemical element (the film) and a mechanical element (the camera body itself).
  2. What is an SLR camera? ANSWER:The single-lens reflex (SLR) camera uses an automatic moving mirror system which permits the photographer to see exactly what will be captured
  3. What is the purpose of a camera's aperture? ANSWER;a setting on some cameras that allows the user to choose a specific aperture value while the camera selects a shutter speed to match
  4. What does shutter speed on a camera control? ANSWER:in photography, shutter speed is the length of time a shutter is open; the total exposure is proportional to this exposure time
  5. To get the right exposure for a picture, what three things must be balanced? ANSWER: Apperture
    • Shutter speed
    • Film sensitivity or sensor sensitivity
  6. To take pictures outside on a very sunny day, would you use a high or low film speed? Why? ANSWER: slow speeds are for outside and High speeds are for indoors
  7. What are the four steps for developing black and white film? ANSWER: the developer, the stop bath, fixer, hypo clearing agent
  8. What things are needed to make a black and white print? ANSWER: same a #7
  9. For a black and white print, the final image is actually what material? ANSWER:the final image is actually developed silver

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