What's Your Family Photo IQ?
Can you point and shoot with the best of them, or are you camera-challenged? Test your family photography skills right here.
Question 1 of 7
When is the best time to photograph babies?
|At the end of a busy day|
|While they're sleeping|
In the morning or after a nap
It's best to photograph babies when they're well rested (in the morning) or while they're still (sleeping).
Question 2 of 7
If you're taking pictures of your children, dress them in:
|Whatever is clean|
Dress your children in solid colored clothing, so the focus will be on them, not their outfits.
Question 3 of 7
Props and toys in photos:
Can be distracting; less is more
Props and toys in photos can be distracting. Keep them to a minimum.
|Add a dose of fun—the more, the merrier|
Question 4 of 7
Which of the following is considered a photography no-no?
|Zooming in on an interesting feature|
|Crouching down to take a picture of a child at eye-level|
Putting your subjects in front of a sunny window
Putting your subject in front of a bright window with lots of light coming in is a photography no-no. Your subject may appear dark and obscured.
Question 5 of 7
Which makes for better pictures?
In general, natural light (a slightly overcast day) is best for photos.
Question 6 of 7
If you plan to make prints of photos taken with your digital camera, you should set your resolution to the:
|Somewhere in between|
High resolution images take up more space on your memory card, but they produce better quality prints. (If you only plan to send pictures over email, you can use the lowest resolution.)
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