The Ultimate Landscape Photography Quiz

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About This Quiz

Use nature's beauty as the subject of your photographs. Landscape photography may range from majestic mountains to urban skylines and anywhere in between. Take this quiz to learn more about the challenges of landscape photography.

What is landscape photography?

Landscape photography is the art of photographing nature -- the great outdoors.

Why may people be present in landscape photographs?

Landscape photographs usually do not include people, except to show scale.

What is scale with regard to photography?

Scale indicates the size of an object in comparison to another object.

What is a landscape photograph style?

Landscape photographs may be taken in a representational, impressionistic, abstract or urban style.

What landscape photograph style doesn't include nature scenes?

Urban style photos do not include nature scenes.

What style may use camera filters to soften the photos?

Impressionistic style photos may use filters to soften photos and give an illusive effect.

What is the starting price for a single-lens reflex camera?

SLR cameras start around $500.

What does a SLR cameras use to project an image from a lens onto film?

A SLR camera uses a mirror to project the image.

What camera accessory may be used to heighten or sharpen color photos?

A filter may be used to heighten or sharpen color photos.

How can filters effect the color of the sky?

Filters can make a blue sky even more blue.

Who was a professional photographer?

Ansel Adams was a world famous photographer.

What is photographic composition?

Composition is the framing of the picture.

What is the rule of thirds?

The rule of thirds divides a photo into three sections horizontally and vertically.

What does placing an object in the foreground of a photo help the viewer do?

By placing an object in the foreground of a photo, the viewer will know where to start looking.

What are the magic hours of photography?

Lighting is the key to a great landscape photo, and the magic hours are the times when the lighting is best.

When are the magic hours?

The magic hours are approximately an hour before and after sunrise and sunset.

How should you adjust your camera for low light?

When lighting is low, adjust your camera to allow for more exposure.

What should you take into account when filming still water?

Still water can have a reflection, so make the proper adjustments in composition.

What weight tripod should you purchase?

Purchase a tripod that is heavy enough to support your camera and lens, but light enough for you to carry to your desired location.

How does a photographer set up a representational scene?

To set up for a representational scene, the photographer should not make any changes to the scene.

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