35mm SLR Camera Proficiency Test
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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.
- Explain what a film’s ISO/ASA number means.
- Explain what the shutter speed is and the two effects this control has on a photograph.
- Explain what aperture is, how you adjust it, and the two effects this control has on a photograph.
- Describe how to open the back of the camera and load a roll of film.
- 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?
- Describe how to rewind the film.
- What shutter speeds would require you to use a tripod in order to have a focused image.
- Does this camera require a battery?
- What is the extent of your financial responsibility when checking out equipment from Media Loan?
(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.