CPP Practice Test

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1. 
When creating a portrait with the subject in the basic pose (C-curve), the subject's head would
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In a bounce flash scenario, which of the following f-stops would be the best choice for a flash that is bounced off of a 12 foot ceiling and the camera set to 400 ISO?
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The "dynamic range" of a sensor represents the ratio between the
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During an environmental session using natural light, the subject has good catchlights in the eyes, but flat lighting on the face. The best way to improve this situation would be to use a
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Which ISO value would create the most grain when converting a RAW file into a JPG?
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When using the rule of thirds to compose a photograph, the main subject should be placed
7. 
​When given an exposure of F11@1/250 at 200 ISO, which of the following is an equivalent exposure setting at 1600 ISO?
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​The "angle of view" of a 200mm lens would would help a photographer
9. 
​Which of the following negatively impacts the preservation of a printed image?
10. 
​When using a flash, the sync speed is determined by
11. 
Tiny individual cavities on a sensor that collect varying amounts of light during an exposure are known as
12. 
Which of the following may be responsible for introducing "digital artifacts"?
13. 
Because asymmetrical balance can be used to call attention to the larger of two elements, the compositional design is said to be
14. 
Which line has the shutter speeds in the correct order?
15. 
A high school senior who races motorcycles, wants an image that showcases his speed. A good photographic technique that can be employed to create motion blur would be
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Which of the following file types would be best for preserving layers for editing at a later time?
17. 
Given an exposure of F11 @ 250, figure the correct exposure adjustment when using a filter with a 8X filter factor.
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If the flash output measures F11 at 10 feet, what is the new output if the flash is moved to 20 feet?
19. 
An incident meter measures light
20. 
The most precise method of calibrating a computer monitor is by
21. 
Give an equivalent exposure to F11 @ 1/15.
22. 
Moving a light source closer to a subject will change the quality of the light by making it
23. 
What is the complimentary color to green?
24. 
A seriously under-exposed image will show the tonal values on the histogram
25. 
What is used to standardize the color values of an image seen on a monitor with the output of a printer?
26. 
Given F8 @ 1/125, what would the new shutter speed need to be if you moved the f-stop to F5.6?
27. 
Which of the following might be a good choice to help eliminate distractions in the background of an outdoor location?
28. 
Why are flat diffusers used on a meter?
29. 
A portrait of an executive has been taken outdoors with a digital camera. The image looked fine on the LCD viewer. The next photograph of the executive is taken in an office building. This time the LCD image appears green. Before continuing the photo session, what is the most efficient way to correct this problem?
30. 
The complementary color of blue light is
31. 
When considering the longevity of a printed image, a photographer should consider using
32. 
Which of the following is the best choice for photographing a subject in mixed lighting?
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​What is the effective focal length of a 24-105mm zoom lens when used on a camera with a half-frame sensor?
34. 
When editing a digital image taken in a low light situation, which adjustment needs to be performed in order to remove the undesired little red, green and blue film grain -like effect in the image?
35. 
For long-term storage of images, it is best practice to consider
36. 
In a bounce flash scenario, which of the following f-stops would likely be the best choice when using a portable flash that is bounced off of a white, 10 ft. ceiling?
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​The paper with the widest tonal range from black to white would be
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With the main light set to F11 and placed at 45° to the subject and the fill located behind the camera, what would be the output of the fill need to be to get a 2:1 lighting ratio at the subject?
39. 
What additive light is produced when equal amounts of pure red and green lights are mixed?
40. 
A camera can get closer in order to focus on an object by adding distance between the focal plane and the lens with the use of
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What happens to the depth of field when you move the lens from F11 to F16?
42. 
What does the ISO setting tell us?
43. 
Which of the following would be the most appropriate resolution for a color brochure printed on a 4-color press?
44. 
Which of the following shutter speeds would most likely be appropriate to get the sharpest images of an outdoor soccer game being played in full sun?
45. 
​One of the best ways to visually emphasize texture in a composition is to
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What are “equivalent exposures”?
47. 
What is the effective focal length of a 100mm lens on a camera with a 1.6 crop factor?
48. 
Determine the correct exposure at 100 ISO for a subject in full sun.
49. 
Negative space in a composition can be used to present the subject by
50. 
The word "pixels" is derived from combining the words...
51. 
Symmetry can be a desirable compositional design, but it is considered to be "passive" because it does not create
52. 
​A photographer has elected to photograph a pilot with a 747 airplane in the background. To create balanced perspective of the pilot in relation to the plane,
53. 
What are exposure meters designed to measure?
54. 
A filter which reduces the reflection of non-metallic surfaces is known as a
55. 
When selecting a computer to process digital images, which of the following should be given priority?
56. 
When posing families, a strong compositional design choice would be
57. 
Because clients tend to order a variety of sizes, which of the following would provide the best practice for accommodating a variety of crops?
58. 
Photographing a waterfall through an over-hanging tree limb is an example of
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To avoid creating a silhouette of a backlit subject,
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A client wants a close-up image, with minimal distortion, of an engagement ring. Which of the following lens types should be used?
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​To create a silhouette of a cowboy on horseback,
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What type of exposure meter is used inside a camera?
63. 
Colors that are on opposite sides of the color wheel are known as
64. 
PPI defines
65. 
The process of increasing a file size by adding pixels that are created based on the tonal values of surrounding pixels, is known as
66. 
What is the effective focal length of a 200mm lens on a camera with a 1.3 crop factor?
67. 
When creating a full-length portrait of a drill team member, the best placement for the camera to minimize distortion is...
68. 
A histogram shows the brightness value of all the ___________ in an image.
69. 
Which of the following would not help improve a "busy" background?
70. 
Repeating patterns generally
71. 
"Fringes" of color along the edges separating dark and very bright values in an images is known as
72. 
If a flash measures F11 at full power and at 10 feet from the subject, what power setting would be required to have the flash measure F8 when placed 5 feet from the subject?
73. 
​Which one of the following characteristics of an inkjet paper affects the archival quality of a print?
74. 
Determine the correct exposure at 100 ISO for a subject in full sun.
75. 
The layer of tiny filters in an alternating pattern of green, red and blue which covers the sensor is know as...
76. 
Which of the following would provide the greatest contrast when lighting a subject?
77. 
You are photographing a 30 story building for a real estate client, and the building appears much larger at the bottom than it does at the top.  What specialty lens would allow you to correct this issue so that the building is straight from top to bottom?
78. 
What is Depth of Field?
79. 
Red is a combination of which of the following two subtractive colors of light?
80. 
If the flash output at 10 feet is F11, what would be the new output if the flash was set to 1/8 power?
81. 
What would be the result of changing from 16 to 8 bit color space?
82. 
When sending digital files to a magazine for publication, the preferred color space is
83. 
When photographing a subject’s face in a two-thirds portrait view, which of the following head positions is correct?
84. 
Given an exposure of F8 @ 125, figure the correct exposure adjustment when using a filter with a 4X filter factor.
85. 
What size print will show the entire image from a camera with a sensor that has a 2:3 aspect ratio?
86. 
Given an exposure of F11 at 1/125, find the correct exposure after applying the bellows factor with a bellows extension of 100mm and a 28mm lens.
87. 
To create a portrait of a model in a standing S-curve pose, the model would
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The hair light, when used as a proper accent light, does its job best when it is positioned
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Which of the following light patterns would flatter a subject with a round face?
90. 
You are photographing a family in October with the leaves in fall color. Which of the following clothing colors represents an analogous color scheme?
91. 
What is the slowest shutter speed that you should use if you are hand-holding your camera?
92. 
You are photographing a high school senior with his car. The sun is used to back-light him. Which of the following techniques should be used to produce the best result?
93. 
For a traditional head and shoulders portrait, the camera should be
94. 
What would a photographer need to know in order to know a lens' effective focal length on a camera with a cropped sensor?
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Why would you want to change the shutter speed from 1/60 to 1/250?
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The main light is placed at 45 degrees from the subject and set to F8. The fill light is placed behind the camera. How will it need to be set to create a 3:1 ratio on the subject?
97. 
You are doing a low key portrait of a senior. Which of the following props would not be a good choice?
98. 
Which of the following would provide the best option for file storage?
99. 
Which of the following is a desirable use of leading lines in an image?
100. 
Warm colors in an image tend to

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