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=== WRITTEN TEST ===  
 
=== WRITTEN TEST ===  
 
Answers may be found in the [[35mm SLR Camera Operating Guide]].
 
Answers may be found in the [[35mm SLR Camera Operating Guide]].
 
Complete this written portion and bring it with you to your scheduled operational proficiency. Call 867-6253 if you have any questions.
 
Complete this written portion and bring it with you to your scheduled operational proficiency. Call 867-6253 if you have any questions.
Good luck!
 
  
 
# Explain what a film’s ISO/ASA number means.  
 
# Explain what a film’s ISO/ASA number means.  
# List the two main reasons for varying the shutter speed.  
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# Explain what the shutter speed is and the two effects this control has on a photograph.  
# Describe how to load the camera.  
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# Explain what aperture is, how you adjust it, and the two effects this control has on a photograph.
# How would you set the focus without looking through the viewfinder.  
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# Describe how to open the back of the camera and load a roll of film.
# How can you check to be sure the film is advancing through the camera?
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# What are the two ways to be sure the film is advancing through the camera?
 
# What are the two indications that you have come to the end of the roll of film?  
 
# What are the two indications that you have come to the end of the roll of film?  
 
# Describe how to rewind the film.  
 
# Describe how to rewind the film.  
# Under what conditions should you always mount the camera on a tripod?
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# What shutter speeds would require you to use a tripod in order to have a focused image. 
# What weather or environmental conditions might have a detrimental effect on the camera?  
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# Does this camera require a battery?  
 
# What is the extent of your financial responsibility when checking out equipment from Media Loan?
 
# What is the extent of your financial responsibility when checking out equipment from Media Loan?
  
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(TO BE DONE DURING YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT)
 
(TO BE DONE DURING YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT)
 
* Identify all of the camera’s controls.  
 
* Identify all of the camera’s controls.  
* Set the ASA to 400.  
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* Show how to adjust the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture controls
* Set the shutter speed to 1/60th of a second.  
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* Familiarize yourself with the internal light meter and be confident with creating a proper exposure.  
* Load a roll of film into the camera.  
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* Observe the internal mechanisms of the camera by releasing the shutter with the back cover open.  
* Demonstrate how you would hold the camera to take pictures.  
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* Load a roll of film into the camera. Advance the film and release the shutter.  
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* Attach a cable release to the camera.  
 
* Mount the camera on a tripod.  
 
* Mount the camera on a tripod.  
* Focus the camera through the viewfinder. Then without using the viewfinder.
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* Focus the camera through the viewfinder.  
* Take a picture and advance the film.  
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* Remove the camera from the tripod and then rewind the film.  
 
* Remove the camera from the tripod and then rewind the film.  
* Demonstrate proper lens cleaning technique.
 
 
* Demonstrate how to change lenses on the camera.  
 
* Demonstrate how to change lenses on the camera.  
* Put camera away and return equipment to Media Loan staff.
 
  
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Latest revision as of 14:32, 4 March 2020

A Proficiency Test for the 35mm SLR Camera.
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WRITTEN TEST

Answers may be found in the 35mm SLR Camera Operating Guide. Complete this written portion and bring it with you to your scheduled operational proficiency. Call 867-6253 if you have any questions.

  1. Explain what a film’s ISO/ASA number means.
  2. Explain what the shutter speed is and the two effects this control has on a photograph.
  3. Explain what aperture is, how you adjust it, and the two effects this control has on a photograph.
  4. Describe how to open the back of the camera and load a roll of film.
  5. What are the two ways to be sure the film is advancing through the camera?
  6. What are the two indications that you have come to the end of the roll of film?
  7. Describe how to rewind the film.
  8. What shutter speeds would require you to use a tripod in order to have a focused image.
  9. Does this camera require a battery?
  10. What is the extent of your financial responsibility when checking out equipment from Media Loan?

Operational Proficiency

(TO BE DONE DURING YOUR SCHEDULED APPOINTMENT)

  • Identify all of the camera’s controls.
  • Show how to adjust the ISO, shutter speed, and aperture controls
  • Familiarize yourself with the internal light meter and be confident with creating a proper exposure.
  • Observe the internal mechanisms of the camera by releasing the shutter with the back cover open.
  • Load a roll of film into the camera. Advance the film and release the shutter.
  • Attach a cable release to the camera.
  • Mount the camera on a tripod.
  • Focus the camera through the viewfinder.
  • Remove the camera from the tripod and then rewind the film.
  • Demonstrate how to change lenses on the camera.