Headshot Photography 101: Headshot Photography 101: Chapter One Pye Jirsa, 5 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.