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From the simple camera obscura - a darkened box with a small hole through which to project an image - with a silver iodide plate inside to the digital cameras of our time, photography has come a long way both technologically and as a form of art. If you love taking photos or wish to study the technology and techniques of photographing, this category will have the quizzes for you. Quizzes about famous photographs can be found in Humanities:Arts.
22 Photography quizzes and 230 Photography trivia questions and fun facts.
1.
How Do I Do This
  How Do I Do This?   great trivia quiz  
Photo Match
 10 Qns
Photography & Camera Parts
When you pick up a camera there are certain parts of the camera you should know. See how many of these photos you can match with the terms.
Easier, 10 Qns, VegemiteKid, Jun 30 23
Easier
VegemiteKid gold member
Jun 30 23
358 plays
2.
Classic Compositions You Should Know
  Classic Compositions You Should Know editor best quiz   great trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
There are a number of compositional techniques that you should be aware of when taking photographs. Here are ten of them for you to 'take a shot' at identifying.
Average, 10 Qns, reedy, Aug 14 20
Average
reedy gold member
Aug 14 20
676 plays
3.
Watch the Birdie  Starting Digital Photography This quiz looks at digital cameras and some basic techniques that those interested in digital photography should be familiar with. The points covered in this quiz apply to all digital cameras and some may also apply to traditional film cameras.
Average, 15 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jul 23 17
Average
SisterSeagull gold member
Jul 23 17
448 plays
4.
Photography Lessons Find the Mistake
  Photography Lessons: Find the Mistake   popular trivia quiz  
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
I'll show you a picture with a problem and a description of the error, then you tell me what it is. They are both technical and aesthetic things. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, zebra101, Apr 13 17
Average
zebra101
2107 plays
5.
  Photography History   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Ten questions on the very early history of photography for you. Smile for the birdie.
Easier, 10 Qns, Creedy, Aug 28 21
Easier
Creedy gold member
Aug 28 21
1840 plays
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Photography Lessons How to Photograph Smoke
  Photography Lessons: How to Photograph Smoke    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
When photographed in a studio setting, smoke becomes a beautiful and almost abstract subject. In this quiz, I will take you through the steps to create your own smoke photos. Only basic photography knowledge is needed. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, zebra101, Feb 08 15
Average
zebra101
658 plays
7.
  Can You Please Focus?   top quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Do you know much about cameras and photography? I didn't until I wrote this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, lones78, Jun 30 18
Average
lones78 gold member
Jun 30 18
1821 plays
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Photography Lessons How to Light Paint
  Photography Lessons: How to Light Paint    
Photo Quiz
 10 Qns
This is a quiz about a photography technique known as light painting. Only basic photography knowledge is needed. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, zebra101, Jul 04 15
Average
zebra101
624 plays
9.
  Baby It's You   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Yes, it's you in the photograph, so let's see how the experience of having your picture taken has changed over the years.
Average, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Jan 06 15
Average
looney_tunes editor
667 plays
10.
  Photo Technology    
Multiple Choice
 15 Qns
This quiz deals with the technical aspects of photography, including cameras, lenses, film, and digital photography. A "serious amateur" should know almost all of the answers to these questions.
Difficult, 15 Qns, OldOne, Apr 19 17
Difficult
OldOne
5168 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Nowadays, most cameras are made in Japan or other countries in the Far East. Which of these was NOT a Japanese camera manufacturer?

From Quiz "I Shoot People - The Camera Quiz"




11.
  History of Photography    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This a little quiz about photography. Questions are related to names and advances in the process of taking a simple photo. Enjoy.
Tough, 10 Qns, JPS, Dec 05 12
Tough
JPS
4642 plays
12.
  Photography Lessons: Know the Acronyms    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A new friend of yours is a photographer, and when he discusses his favorite hobby he throws out some photo jargon you don't understand, and it doesn't help that the phrases are acronyms, too. Can you figure out what he's talking about? Enjoy!
Easier, 10 Qns, zebra101, Sep 07 13
Easier
zebra101
983 plays
13.
  I Shoot People - The Camera Quiz   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Say cheese! This quiz is about cameras, photographs and the people who use and produce them and was the result of an Author Central challenge by runaway_drive.
Tough, 10 Qns, darksplash, Aug 24 09
Tough
darksplash gold member
1515 plays
14.
  Photography Lessons: The Equipment    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz will cover lenses, filters, lighting equipment, cleaning supplies, etc. used in digital photography. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, zebra101, Feb 01 14
Average
zebra101
897 plays
15.
  Smile! You're On Candid Camera!   great trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
This quiz is "focused" on the history of the camera. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, logcrawler, Dec 09 14
Average
logcrawler gold member
642 plays
16.
  What Digital Camera Setting?    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Test your digital camera savvy with this quiz!
Average, 10 Qns, MyGirl2000, Jul 28 18
Average
MyGirl2000
Jul 28 18
665 plays
17.
  Don't Be A Fauxtographer!    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
How well do you know photography?
Average, 10 Qns, Subicon, Oct 26 20
Average
Subicon
Oct 26 20
772 plays
18.
  Photography: Lighten Up!   popular trivia quiz  
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Tag along with Chimpy, a funny photo-monkey, on an enlightened expedition through the mysterious but fascinating world of photography.
Tough, 10 Qns, jthphoto, Aug 26 09
Tough
jthphoto
3263 plays
19.
  Photography: General Knowledge    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Photography has evolved a lot over the years, but some things haven't changed a bit. This quiz involves a mix of both new and long-existing photographic practices.
Tough, 10 Qns, Bean930, Jan 29 18
Tough
Bean930
Jan 29 18
275 plays
20.
  The "F" Stops Here    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
Here are some questions about photography and videography.
Tough, 10 Qns, paulbrec, Mar 06 11
Tough
paulbrec
2216 plays
21.
  Cameras and Photography of the early 20th Century    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz to test your knowledge of cameras and photography in the first half of the 20th century.
Average, 10 Qns, Jim_J, Apr 23 21
Average
Jim_J
Apr 23 21
203 plays
22.
  Nikon History    
Multiple Choice
 10 Qns
A quiz about the history of Nikon cameras.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ccline520, Aug 20 16
Difficult
ccline520
1478 plays
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