c. Low contrast film shows mostly middle gray and lacks black and white. Use this film to
reduce differences in high contrast scenes, such as a dark subject against a very bright background.
d. When copying documents such as typewritten pages where only black and white appear (line
copy), use a high contrast ortho film.
Learning Event 3:
FILM SELECTION AND CHARACTERISTICS OF VARIOUS FILMS
Film selection. Table 2-1 gives general procedures for selecting film. Table 2-2 gives you film
types and the characteristics of various films.
Table 2-1. Film selection