Headshot Photography 101: Headshot Photography 101: Chapter One Pye Jirsa, 4 years ago QUIZ: Headshot Photography 101: Chapter One 1. Perfecting details like head angles and facial expressions becomes extremely important when shooting headshots because of ______. A Bland flat lighting B Tighter crops for close-ups C Potential lens distortion D The client’s need to look professional E All of the above 2. The benefits of using square lighting for headshot portraiture include: A Evenly lit subjects B Minimal shadows C The reduced appearance of wrinkles, blemishes, and pores D Easy light setup E B and C F All of the above 3. Square lighting with natural light requires significant daylight for the key light source and at least 3 reflectors. A True B False 4. When using a shoot-through reflector for square lighting with natural light, place your subjects ______. A Between the camera and the key light source (such as a window) B With their backs to the light source C Facing the key light source (such as a window) D No closer than 7-8 feet from the reflector E A and B F C and D G None of the above 5. Using on-camera flash allows for the most consistent results when using a square lighting setup. A True B False 6. The light quality of light bouncing directly off of the silver reflectors in a square light setup can be considered ______. A Diffused light B Specular light C Soft light D Hard light E A and C F B and D 7. When using a square light setup with a strobe, we recommend using a/an ______ to diffuse the light from the strobe. A Umbrella B Flag/Snoot C Softbox with a baffle D Beauty dish E All of the above 8. To control the background when capturing headshots, you can ______. A Stop down your aperture B Add a backlight to create a vignette around the subject C Place colored gels on a backlight D B and C E All of the above F None of the above 9. A simple turn or tilt of a subject’s chin can eliminate distracting light reflection if the subject is wearing eyeglasses. A True B False 10. The benefits of using constant lights in a square lighting setup include: A Easy setup B Consistent lighting C Portability D Low cost E A and B F B and C G All of the above Prev Next Start Over Submit All Answers Previous Wedding Storytelling & Photojournalism Next Bride Posing Guide Pye Jirsa Founding Partner of Lin and Jirsa Photography and SLR Lounge.Follow my updates on Facebook and my latest work on Instagram both under username @pyejirsa.