Specialist: photography

From the quiz on 8/8/17.

  1. Which Japanese company produces the popular EOS series of SLR cameras? Canon

  2. American photographer Dorothea Lange is renowned for her many photos, including the iconic Migrant Mother, that document which era of American history? Great Depression

  3. What property of a camera lens is denoted by a lower-case f, as in f-number? Focal length

  4. Which American documentarian, perhaps best known for the TV miniseries The Civil War (1990), lends his name to a technique in which still photographs in motion pictures are slowly zoomed and panned across to retain visual interest? Ken Burns

  5. Thomas Sutton and James Clerk Maxwell’s 1861 photograph of a tartan ribbon represents what first in the history of photography? First colour photograph


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