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The Ultimate Film vs. Digital for Action Photos Quiz
by Staff
Bet you were really disappointed when the photo you took of the charging rhino on safari turned out to be a blur. Bet you blamed it on your trusty old film camera and swore it was time to update and go digital. But hold it right there! The debate is still raging as to whether digital or film is better for taking action shots.

What does your camera need in order to be able to take action shots?

  • adjustable shutter speed
  • a long range lens
  • adjustable zoom

Which type of camera has a shutter speed most suitable for taking action shots?

  • a point and shoot camera
  • a Polaroid camera
  • an SLR or DSLR

What is the recommended shutter speed for action photos?

  • 1/100
  • 1/500
  • 1/1000

How can you get a close up action shot without actually getting too close to the action?

  • Use a zoom lens.
  • Set your zoom to the maximum.
  • Use a film camera; it has greater zoom capacity.

What is film classified according to?

  • speed
  • light sensitivity
  • size

Which film is recommended for taking action shots?

  • films of ISO 200 or more
  • film of LSN 400 or more
  • film of ISO 400 or more

What is a disadvantage of using high speed film?

  • It is expensive.
  • It is hard to find.
  • Picture quality may be poor when photos are enlarged.

How much does a 36-exposure roll of film usually cost?

  • $5
  • $6
  • $7

What is cheaper to purchase: a digital camera or a film camera?

  • A film camera is more expensive.
  • A digital camera is more expensive.
  • These days, they are usually the same price.

What is the price range of a Nikon film camera?

  • $180 to $1,000
  • $300 to $2,800
  • $500 to $8,000

What is the major advantage of digital cameras over film cameras?

  • You get to view exactly what you just photographed.
  • The photo quality is incomparable.
  • It is much cheaper to print digital pictures.

How many shots per second can a top of the line digital camera produce?

  • 20
  • 40
  • 60

What is the lifespan of a film picture printed on paper?

  • 20 years
  • 50 years
  • 100 years

At what size do high speed film picture enlargements become grainy?

  • at more than 4 by 6
  • at more than 6 by 8
  • at more than 8 by 12

Why do some photographers prefer film cameras to digital cameras?

  • You need to be quite tech savvy to be successful with a digital camera.
  • They say film cameras produce sharper images.
  • People don't like change.

In general, which takes better photos: film cameras or digital cameras?

  • They both have their pros and cons.
  • Digital cameras take better photos.
  • Film cameras take better photos.

What is shutter speed?

  • Shutter speed is the speed at which a camera's shutter opens and closes to let in light.
  • Shutter speed refers to the number of pixels a camera can photograph at a time.
  • Shutter speed refers to how blurry the picture will be on a scale of 1-10.

Which part of the camera contributes the most to the success of an action photo?

  • camera settings
  • whether it is digital or film
  • the size of the screen

When using a film camera, how do you make sure the shutter speed matches the film's speed?

  • You need to fix the setting before each photo.
  • Press the button twice. The first time will set the speeds, the second time will take the photo.
  • The camera will detect it automatically.

Today, where is the most convenient place to develop films?

  • Walmart
  • a photography store
  • the Internet