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On Photography Test | Final Test - Hard

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Final Test - Hard

Name: _____________________________ Period: ___________________________

This quiz consists of 5 short answer questions and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What art has had to struggle to become a high art, though others have not had to work as hard to get to that title?



2. Both painting and photography share a devotion to traditional __________ within their finished pieces.



3. The main question becomes whether photography is a high art or if it is merely a __________ reproduction by a machine.



4. Photographs are presented as sophisticated ____________, though they are made with little more than a click of a button.



5. The collection of photographs is carried to the extreme in ____________, where these images are horded.



Essay Topics

Sontag points out that most people either have a camera or have access to a camera, making them hard to avoid these days.

Part 1: Why do you think people are so interested in having cameras around?

Part 2: Do you have a camera? Why or why not?

Part 3: Do you think cameras will be more or less important as the years go on? Why?

Sontag also points out that some photographers are moralists, trying to identify a world vision.

Part 1: How do you think photographers are moralists? How does this label work?

Part 2: Why is it important to identify a world vision? Or isn't it?

Part 3: Is photography necessary in order to understand morality? Why or why not?

Photography brings up a lot of emotions and reactions from those who take photos and from those who look at photographs.

Part 1: Why do you think photography creates such intense reactions in those who view it?

Part 2: Why do you think Sontag is so passionate about photography and spreading knowledge about it?

Part 3: How do you think photography hold so much power over those who view it and those who take pictures?

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