Royston Photographic Society Opening night quiz 2020


Your camera is set at 50mm lens, f8, 1/500, ISO 200. The light meter shows that your exposure is one stop over. To correct this how would you change:

1-your lens

change to 1200mm
change to 25mm
add a UV filter
the lens will not affect the exposure

2- your aperture

go to f11
go to f4
change to Aperture Priority
aperture cannot correct this

3- your shutter speed

change to Shutter Priority
go to 1/250
go to 1/1000
shutter speed cannot correct this

4- your ISO

ISO will not correct this go to ISO 400
go to ISO 100
choose your highest ISO

5 &6.  – which 2 full stop apertures are missing from this list :

f1.4, f2, f4, f5.6, f8, f16, f22 &

f1.8, f2.2, f2.8, f5, f6.4, f11, f12

7- On a sunny day at the seaside your camera settings are:20mm lens, f11, 1/1000, ISO 100.
You want to capture movement in the waves & add a 5 stop ND filter. What should you change you shutter speed to?

1/2000 1/500 1/250 1/125 1/60 1/30

8- in which country are Hasselblad cameras made?
Germany, Switzerland, Austria, Sweden

9- What focal length lens will give a 90 degree angle of view?

20mm 30mm 50mm 90mm


10 – this is Jean Shrimpton. Who took the photo?


Mr Shrimpton
David Bailey
Lord Litchfield
Anthony Armstrong Jone

11- Who took this famous Afghan photo?


Kate Adie, Tim Hetherington, Steve McCurry, John Simpso

12- Who captured this famous kiss?


Robert Cape, John Seward, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Joe Rosenthal

13- Who said, Your first 10000 pictures will be your worst?

Andreas Gurkst, Hilla Becher, Ellen von Unwerth, Helmut Newton

14- Which photographer said, A thing that you see in my pictures is that I was not afraid to fall in love with these people?

Henri Cartier- Bresson, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Dorothea Lange

15 – Who said, The photography itself doesn’t interest me. I want only to capture a minute part of reality?

Henri Cartier- Bresson, Annie Leibovitz, Richard Avedon, Dorothea Lange


16- Which lighthouse is this?


Seaham, Roker, Happisburgh, Portland Bill

17- In which National Park is this picture taken?


Norfolk Broads, Snowdonia, North Yorks Moors, Peak District

18- Which holiday resort is this?
Blackpool, Eastbourne, Southwold, Cromer


19- If you want a whole scene to be in focus, would you use:

High dynamic range A lens set to infinity Hyperfocal distance A wide angle lens

20- Taking a picture of a royal family intimate moment whilst crossing their Sandringham Estate on a public footpath is: