The Ultimate Trivia for Photography Lovers

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The Ultimate Trivia for Photography Lovers
The invention of the camera allowed humans to extend their visual memory, and since then has become incredibly popular, especially thanks to social media. We take photos every day, but do we know the history of this art direction? Let's check it out with our test!

When was the first color photo taken?

1985

1899

1950

1861

Which was the first popular camera?

Pentaprism camera

Kodak folding camera

Film camera

Studio camera

Who introduced photography as an art form?

John Fielding

Andy Warhol

Alfred Steiglitz

Ansel Adams

Who invented the selfie?

Ariana Grande

Justin Bieber

Robert Cornelius

Miley Cyrus

What does the prefix “Photo” mean?

light

take

draw

picture

What type of photography used to be used for animation?

Motion Picture

Continuous Motion

Stop Motion

Burst

What is the official term for a photo that is too dark?

Underexposure

Shadow Shot

What is the official term for a news photographer?

Photojournalist

Newsie

Paparazzi

News Photographer

Which famous photographer captured images of John Lenon on the day of his death?

John Fielding

Andy Warhol

Elizabeth Gilbert

Annie Leibovitz

Which photographer became famous for his photos of National Parks during the 1940s?

Andy Warhol

John Denver

Ansel Adams

John Fielding

Which lens is used to capture images of far-away subjects?

Wide Angle lens

Zoom lens

Which setting on your photos would you adjust to remove unwanted color casts?

Portrait Mode

Highlight

Lowlight

White Balance

Which Adobe software do many photographers use to develop digital photos?

MS Paint

Lightroom

Photoshop

Photobooth

What is the term for the practice of taking three photos to make sure your camera is metering the scene properly?

Bracketing

The Rule of Thirds

White Balance

3x Rule

What is F-Stop also known as?

White Balance

Focus

Aperture

Highlights

Which digital camera setting adjusts the light sensitivity of the camera’s sensor?

IXP

ISO

AWB

PLB

Which image format contains the highest amount of information?

JPG

PNG

TIFF

RAW

What is the name of the mounting point on top of the camera’s flash?

Flash Pod

Hot Shoe

Flash Foot

Extra Flash

What is the name of the graph that maps the tonal values of a photo?

Shutter

Histogram

Line Chart

Color Graph

What is the term for the camera setting that forces the camera to change how it views the correct exposure?

Exposure Compensation

Autofocus

Exposure Adjustment

Autoexposure

What is the term for the amount of light that reaches a camera’s film?

Camera RAW

Lowlights

Exposure

Highlights

What is the term for the distance between the parts of the photo that appear in and out of focus?

Rule of Thirds

Length of Perspective

Depth of Field

Depth

What is the term for a selfie with two or more people?

Group selfie

Usie

Selfie

Groupie

What is the term for the mode that allows the photographer to take several photos per second?

Action Mode

Sport Mode

Burst Mode

Live Mode

What is the name for the technical term of out-of-focus points of light that appear in some photos?

Bokeh

Blur

Inkwell

Clarendon

What is the name of the proportion of the width of the photo to the length?

Picture Size

Photo Balance

Aspect Ratio

Shutter Dimensions

What is the term for the speed at which the lens opens and closes?

Light opening

Shutter speed

What rule do photographers adhere to create the most interesting photo composition?

Rule of Interest

Rule of Thirds

Rule of Thumb

Rule of Symmetry

Which setting would you apply to your camera if you wanted to bypass the camera’s automatic settings?

Manual Mode

Override Mode

Personal Mode

Macro Mode

What is the term for the non-shiny photo finish?

Flat

No Shine

Gloss

Matte

Where was the saddest photo in the world taken?

Antarctica

Sudan

Myanmar

Rwanda

What does the acronym DLSR stand for in photography?

Digital Standard Light Refractor

Digital Standard Lens Reflex

Digital Standard Lens Remover

Digital Summative Light Reactor

What is the term for the measure of crispness of a photo?

Lowlights

Focus

Highlights

White balance

What is the official term for photography of people?

Micro

Landscape

Macro

Portrait

What is the official term for photography that deals with close ups of small subjects?

Micro

Macro

Portrait

HDR

Which side of the face is scientifically more photogenic?

Left

Right

What is the piece of fabric attached to the camera officially called?

Camera Guard

Camera Ring

Camera Strap

Camera String

What is the term for removing part of a photo or making it smaller?

Cut

Fold

Adjust

Crop

What is the official term for the button you push on a camera to take the photo?

Clicker

Shutter

Taker

Flash

Which photography company captured 90% of the market share in 1976?

Cannon

Nikon

Polaroid

Kodak

Struggling Photographer

You seem to have picked up the camera quite recently. You do not yet know many aspects of the theory of photography and its history, but you are already on the right track. Keep studying this topic and you will soon be able to take photos professionally! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Photomodel

It seems that you have long been familiar with the art of photography. You are well versed in its theory, but the facts of history and the more complex aspects of technology are still unfamiliar to you. Either way, you're on the right track. Keep studying this topic and soon you will be able to take photos professionally! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Professional Photographer

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