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The Ultimate Using Film for Wildlife Photos Quiz
by Staff
If you're going to commune with the animals on your vacation, you'll want to take photographs. For best results, take the right photography equipment to get the pictures you want. Take this quiz to learn more about what film to use for wildlife photos.

Where is a popular destination to commune with nature?

  • rainforest
  • African safaris
  • both answers

What cameras are believed to be inferior for wildlife photos?

  • digital cameras
  • 35 mm camera with a normal lens
  • 35 mm camera with a telephoto lens

Why are digital cameras inferior for wildlife photos?

  • no slow film
  • no fast film
  • both answers

Who can tell if a picture was taken with a good quality digital camera or a film camera?

  • amateur photographer
  • professional photographer
  • neither answer

What do film speeds measure?

  • light sensitivity
  • movement sensitivity
  • neither answer

What speed of film does not need a lot of exposure to create an image?

  • slow film
  • medium film
  • fast film

What is the speed of slow film?

  • 100
  • 200
  • both answers

What film speed needs lots of light to produce an image?

  • 100
  • 400
  • 800

Which is a telephoto lens?

  • 28 to 105 mm
  • 70 to 300 mm
  • neither answer

What speed film is best for taking pictures of stationary objects?

  • 200
  • 400
  • 800

What film speed is best for night-time picture taking?

  • 100
  • 200
  • 400

What is the big disadvantage of using film?

  • waiting to develop the film
  • cost of the film
  • both answers

What is a huge advantage of using a digital camera for wildlife photos?

  • no wait time to see the shot
  • no investment in film
  • both answers

For wildlife pictures, how many megapixels will get the job done?

  • five
  • twelve
  • fifteen

If you choose to use a digital camera for filming on your wildlife expedition, what should you pack along with your camera?

  • batteries
  • digital storage devices
  • both answers

What is an important feature for a digital camera?

  • autofocus
  • shutter speeds
  • both answers

Why may you want to bring your laptop on your wildlife expedition?

  • watch movies
  • upload digital photos
  • play video games

What fictional character talked to the animals in a 1920s children's book?

  • Dr. Doolittle
  • Dr. Spock
  • Dr. Oz

How long do you have to get that perfect wildlife shot?

  • split second
  • ten seconds
  • ten minutes

Why may you hesitate to take a shot when using film?

  • pricey films
  • worried about scaring the animals
  • neither answer