NUMBER A PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE
Describe the methods and equipment used to number photographic negatives and
Given information about the method and equipment used to number different types
of photographic negatives and film.
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by correctly responding
to 80 percent of the multiple-choice test covering the methods and equipment
used to number different types of photographic negatives and film.
TM 11-40, AR 108-2, Para 4-6, Identification of Audiovisual Products
Learning Event 1:
DEFINE THE METHODS AND EQUIPMENT USED TO NUMBER A PHOTOGRAPHIC NEGATIVE
Need for pictorial recording.
To portray the primary mission roles and
The continuing need for pictorial recording includes the production,
collection, and retention of still, video, and motion picture photography.
a. Depict significant function and activities of all major command and
b. Visually record the chronological progress of the service.
c. Make available in a single location good quality photographs of key
personnel, weapon systems, ordnance, combat, and training operations.
Definition of negative. For Army use the term "negative" includes still
films, rolls of motion picture film, video cassettes, and black and white or
color, positive or negative film. Each technically acceptable negative, motion
picture roll, or video cassette will be assigned a number by the originator.
Numbers will be written legibly in india ink, and in the case of motion picture
or video film, "slated" is put on the beginning of the roll.