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Week 4 Notes - Exposure and Development 3/31/2008 8:00:00...

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Exposure and Development 31/03/2008 07:00:00 Exposure for a Negative What is the goal of exposure? o To produce a negative that has a proper density o Proper exposure so that shadows fall at 0.1 above base + fog Exposing a Negative Underexposure is when a film has not received enough light to make a proper  negative o Underexposure causes… Thin, flat negatives Dark, flat prints No shadow detail Overexposure is when the film receives too much light to make a proper  exposure o Overexposure causes Thick, flat negative Light washed out prints Blocked up highlights Normal exposure o Proper placements of shadow detail (0.1 above B+F, also called  minimum useful point) o Good detail throughout negative Underexposure o Moves the image that is recorded on the negative to the left on the  characteristic curve o Loose shadow detail because shadows move onto the toe of the curve
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This note was uploaded on 04/21/2008 for the course M&P 073 taught by Professor Salvaggio during the Spring '08 term at RIT.

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Week 4 Notes - Exposure and Development 3/31/2008 8:00:00...

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