How Much Do You Know About Photography?

Photography is a part of our everyday lives, but how much do you know about this art form? Take these 12 questions and find out!
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What year was the Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak) officially founded?
1860
1888
1890
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How long did it take early cameras in the 1800s to capture a film?
Several minutes
Several hours
A full day
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Question 3/12

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True or False: In the early 1800s, women would disguise themselves as chairs in order to hold their children still for a photograph. This was due to long exposure times.
True
False
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What year was the first ever digital camera created?
1975
1995
2000
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What year was the first ever colored photograph shot?
1861
1900
1943
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On average, how many photographs are currently produced a year worldwide?
350 billion
10 billion
90 billion
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True or False: According to a Wake Forest University study, the left side of the face produces a more pleasing image than the right side of the face.
True
False
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How much did the worlds most expensive camera cost?
2.8 million
530,000
2.1 million
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Question 9/12

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How many photos are uploaded to Facebook daily?
250 million
110 million
160 million
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Question 10/12

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How long is the longest photographic negative?
129 feet
100 feet
71 feet
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Question 11/12

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What is the oldest known photo a picture of?
A building
A man getting his shoes shined
A restaurant
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What percentage of photos are currently snapped by camera phones?
50%
20%
40%
Result
Unfortunately, you are a bit of a photo fledgling. Even though you surely love taking photos, you still have a bit to learn when it comes to the history of this storied art form.

C+, Photo Fledgling

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You are a photography pro. When it comes to the history of photography, you know your stuff. While others may cower at the vast amount of information regarding this art form, you were up for the challenge and passed!

B+, Photography Pro

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You are a photo master! As far as the history of photography goes, you know way more than the average person. Not only are you familiar with old cameras and photo processes, but you know current statistics as well. Keep up the good work!

A+, Photo Master

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1
What year was the Eastman Kodak Company (Kodak) officially founded?
1860
1888
1890
2
How long did it take early cameras in the 1800s to capture a film?
Several minutes
Several hours
A full day
3
True or False: In the early 1800s, women would disguise themselves as chairs in order to hold their children still for a photograph. This was due to long exposure times.
True
False
4
What year was the first ever digital camera created?
1975
1995
2000
5
What year was the first ever colored photograph shot?
1861
1900
1943
6
On average, how many photographs are currently produced a year worldwide?
350 billion
10 billion
90 billion
7
True or False: According to a Wake Forest University study, the left side of the face produces a more pleasing image than the right side of the face.
True
False
8
How much did the worlds most expensive camera cost?
2.8 million
530,000
2.1 million
9
How many photos are uploaded to Facebook daily?
250 million
110 million
160 million
10
How long is the longest photographic negative?
129 feet
100 feet
71 feet
11
What is the oldest known photo a picture of?
A building
A man getting his shoes shined
A restaurant
12
What percentage of photos are currently snapped by camera phones?
50%
20%
40%