Camera Handling Review Sheet

 

BOLD SENTENCES are the most important questions for our FIRST SHOOTING AND the first test covering the parts and basic operation. Other items may appear on the 6 week or midterm test.

 

  1. You should be able to use the camera diagram to identify the parts of the single lens reflex. blank camera sheet

            A. also know the shutter speed and apertures.

         

  1. What should be used at all times when you have the camera in your possession?

 

  1. Why should camera and film not be stored in the glove compartment? (2 Reasons)

 

  1. What does ISO indicate?

 

  1. The very first thing you do after loading the camera with film is what?

 

  1. The very first thing you do after making the last exposure is what?

 

  1. Why should film be loaded and unloaded in subdued light?

 

  1. Why is black used for most camera parts?

 

  1. What procedure is used to ensure proper focus? (2 Steps)

 

  1. What does the shutter speed control?

 

  1. What is the chief cause of unsharp negatives?

 

  1. How should the shutter mechanism be released to avoid camera movement?

 

  1. If the needle is indicating below center, what does that mean and what do you do?

 

  1. Using a medium shutter speed, what are two methods to stop action?

 

  1. A faster shutter speed is needed to stop action when the object is moving in what relationship to the camera?

 

  1. Which lens opening gives the least depth of field? Circle the correct one.  f/2,   f/11,   f/16,    f/2.8

 

  1. Which lens opening gives the most depth of field? Circle the correct one.  f/2,   f/11,   f/16,    f/2.8

 

  1. Which shutter speed from a selection stops action the least? Circle the correct one. 1/30,  1/125,  1,  1/15

 

  1. Which shutter speed from a selection stops action the most? Circle the correct one. 1/30,  1/125,  1,  1/15

 

  1. How does the light meter indicate correct light level?

 

  1. What should use in addition to the built in exposure meter?

 

  1. How do you control perspective with a fixed focal length lens?

 

  1. Using Kodak 200 film (ISO 200), on a bright, sunny day, proper exposure is?

 

  1. How does the Pentax K1000 indicate a dead battery?

  2. On a manual camera, how can you ensure that your film is advancing?

  3. What is the normal minimum shutter speed for hand held photography?

  4. If a bright object is in your camera's viewfinder, but it is not your main subject, what should you do about the exposure meter reading?

  5. At what point should you open the back of the camera?

  6. How do you control the exposure?

 

Additional info to study:

Applied Photography Units 14-15 and Unit 18.

Understand depth of field on pages 89-90.

Understand panning and peak of action. Pre-focusing techniques, direction of movement, Sunny f/16 rule, and all notes.

 

 

Answers - (Please do NOT refer to the answers until AFTER you have attempted to answer each question, really. If not a link yet...seriously, try to answer on your own. It doesn't have to be perfect, because so many of the answers can vary...just try to answer on your own. There is more merit in attempting to answer and being wrong than just copying somebody else's answers.)