The following items will test your grasp of the material covered in this lesson. There is only one correct
answer for each item. When you complete the exercise, check your answer with the answer key that
follows. If you answer any item incorrectly, study again that part of the lesson which contains the
When taking a portrait of a person, you should try to do which of the following?
Try to capture the subject while he is laughing.
Try to exaggerate any features that show character.
Try to capture a fleeting glimpse that shows the personality.
For which of the following purposes would you take an informal personnel portrait?
A news release
Chain of Command
Situation: You are assigned to make a head and shoulders portrait using a 4 x 5 camera. Use this
information to respond to items 3 and 4.
Which of the following describes proper camera positioning?
The height of the center of the lens is between the subject's lips and the tip of his nose.
The height of the center of the lens is between the subject's neck and chin.
The height of the center of the lens is at the forehead.
The height of the center of the lens is eye level.
Generally, which focal length lens should you select?