needs additional exposure. As in dodging, this device must remain in motion
during the exposure to prevent a sharp outline of the hole.
Using a burning-in device
e. Remember the amounts of time that you used for each step in the
This is the only way in which the procedure can be
controlled well enough to be duplicated for additional prints.
exposure on the back of the negative jacket.
For example, 10 seconds
overall exposure, 3 seconds dodge facial area, and 8 seconds burn in the
f. As you gain experience in the dodging and burning in techniques, you
will also develop your ability to "read" a negative. That is, by observing
the negative, you can judge the amount of dodging that is necessary without
having to make a test exposure. Before you develop the ability to "read"
negatives, you should use test strips. You can use a small test strip to
determine the printing time for the area to be dodged or burned in. To do
this, you simply place the test strips over the desired area and make the
test exposure. This will aid you in determining the time needed to properly
expose this particular