This chapter covers the operation and maintenance of process, copy, and
small-format cameras. Lens descriptions are given to aid in the appropriate
selection of lenses to maximize lens capabilities.
Understanding lens speed
and range gives you advantages that make your photographic experiences
easier. Text on shutter speeds and apertures provides you with a fundamental
understanding of how and why films record light as they do.
papers may be the end product or just a transitional step in a complicated
Photography is an integral part of graphic arts. The fundamentals of
photography and the theory of light do not change, but technology
surrounding the equipment and consumables changes regularly. Recent
technological changes rapidly infiltrating the industry are chemical-free
electronic and digital imagery. The impact of these changes in the graphic
arts world is great. Stay abreast of changes.