You may think all you need to know as an Illustrator Draftsman is how to
illustrate. However, you must also have a rudimentary knowledge of
photographic principles (exposure, development, and printing) and film types.
Your knowledge may save many hours of labor for you or for the Photographers
Mates or Lithographers Mates in support shops. Obtain copies of the
Photography (Basic), NAVEDTRA 12700, and Lithographers Mate,
NAVEDTRA 10451, training manuals. For further study in photography, review
the work of Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Berenice Abbott, and Julia Margaret
The material in this chapter enables you to do the following:
State the procedures for positioning unexposed film or paper in process
Define digital photography.
Relate exposure time to f/stop settings.
Identify film types and match them to specific purposes.
Distinguish between reversals and negatives.
Recognize film types used to photographically reproduce line art and
Describe the effect enlarging or reducing photographs has on resolution and
Distinguish between cropping photographs and scaling photographs.
State the purpose and procedures for indicating crop marks on photographs.
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