In addition to the information that you are
always required to give, you must give the following information when you
a. The time of the exposure.
b. Camera location to include grid coordinates, map identification, and
height above mean sea level or the hill number as given on your map.
c. Magnetic compass bearing of your photographic target.
Photos are of OPFOR troops moving up the north side of hill 407 in Toko-ai,
Korea. Grid coordinates of troops is SW96277549. Magnetic compass reading is
68 NE. The photos were taken 10 October 1986 at 2300 hours with 35mm infrared
film. Camera location is NW18095675.
The final caption for a photograph is attached to the
back of each print and accompanies the negative.
It is prepared by the
Documentation Processing team based on your field caption. This is why it is
so important to include all possible information in your caption. If the data
is not in your caption, it is difficult to prepare accurate information without
the basic facts.
a. The final caption as prepared by the processing team would look like
Keep in mind that each unit would have specific requirements for
identifying data. The basic information would be the same. A sample caption
is shown in Figure 3-3.
b. The master caption would be on each photograph in the series.
caption may be printed on the back of each photograph or typed on paper and
taped to the back of each photograph.