Free Photography Quiz

How good is your photography knowledge? Find out in this fun free quiz!

The questions are aimed at experienced photographers and professionals, so may be rather difficult for novices. Only true nerds can get 100%!

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Test Your Photography Knowledge

Free general knowledge quiz to test how much you know about photography

1 / 15

To change a colour from a shade of red to a shade of blue which value should you alter?

2 / 15

What colour gel should you put on your flash to balance with fluorescent lighting?

3 / 15

Which of these colour spaces has the largest gamut?

4 / 15

What is the complementary colour for orange?

5 / 15

Which lighting setup would produce this lighting pattern?


CGI model showing one light loop lighting on face

6 / 15

Lens or camera shake or vibration reduction should be turned off if you are working on a tripod

7 / 15

Which of these are types of image files?

(Choose all that apply)

8 / 15

Which of these types of camera has the largest sensor?

9 / 15

What is the difference between ISO 100 and ISO 400?

10 / 15

What does a Polarising Filter do?

(Choose all that apply)

11 / 15

Grey cards are printed with...

12 / 15

What does HDR stand for?

13 / 15

What does "ND" stand for? (e.g. ND filter)

14 / 15

Which colour gel should you use if you want to make a tungsten light closer to daylight?

15 / 15

Which of these is the largest aperture?

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Our photography knowledge quiz covers lighting, filters, camera settings and more. Remember that the most important thing is to broaden your knowledge and understanding for the styles you shoot. Nobody needs to know absolutely everything and become a walking textbook!

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