This question is designed to discover what type of leadership and management style works best for you. Be careful answering, and don't be too negative. Even if you had a terrible boss, how you speak about them can leave the interviewer wondering how you will speak about other supervisors if you didn't get along with them.
The lens really depends on the situation, your budget, and your hobbies. Most cameras are pre packed with a standard 18-55mm or 18-80mm lens. For the average user these should be fine, but depending on what you like to shoot you might need a different lens. For example, a bird watcher would often need a telephoto lens in order to zoom right in to get a detailed picture.
A prime lens is simply a lens with a fixed distance, for example 50mm. These lenses are very fast and often have very low apertures. Most beginner's have a negative view on prime lenses and think they are pointless compared to their 18-55mm kit lens.
Why did you apply for this position? What do you find most interesting about the job and the organization? With this question, the employer wants to know why you think this job is a match for your career objectives.
The best way to answer this question is to discuss what you can do for the company. What do you bring to the table? What will you achieve if you were to be hired? This is an opportunity to sell yourself to the hiring manager.
With these kinds of photographer interview questions and answers, your interviewer wants to gain insight into what drives you to succeed. In your response, be as honest as you can. Feel free to share an anecdote regarding the first photograph to move you in a significant way or how you used to shoot film with a close friend or family member. Keep your story brief but take the time you need to completely answer the original question.
You set your shutter speed in order to tell the camera how much light you want to enter into the camera. A shutter speed of 1/100th of a second is better for shooting high speed action, most commonly sports, whereas as a shutter speed of 30 seconds will allow you to capture photos of light streaks.
Often, big supermarkets or camera shops contain a printing department where you can plug in your camera, SD, flash card etc and then upload your photos to their system. You then select the size and then they will print them. They often charge less if you print more, so make sure you take a fair few images.
Aperture was the one thing I struggled with when first starting photography, even though it is very simple. The aperture lets more or less light into the camera, but even more importantly, the aperture sets the depth of field. When taking portraits you might want the background to be out of focus, so you simply select a larger aperture in order to do this.