a piece of tracing paper large enough to cover the workpiece. Attach the
tracing paper to the workpiece with hinge tape so the photographer can
lift it from the graphic after focusing the camera on the aperture
opening. The tracing paper with the aperture drawn on it serves three
purposes: (1) allows you to ensure the area you want on the slide is well
and (3) protects the graphic from dirt and mishandling damage.
(5) Check your work objectively and critically. Not only can you
save yourself embarrassment and frustration, but you can save time and
money by finding and correcting mistakes before sending the graphics to
the photo lab.
(6) Provide the photo lab clear instructions. When you turn over
the completed graphics to the photo lab, meet with them and explain how
you feel they should photograph the graphics. However, keep an open mind
and draw on the photo lab's experience when reaching the final decision.
(7) Handle the graphics carefully.
Anything you see on the
graphics the camera photographs, and anything the camera records, the
The possibility exists that you will have a
requirement where you can use the graphics again. Therefore, you should
store them properly.
PART B - COPY LAYOUT AND PROJECTION EQUIPMENT
When working in a VI facility, one job you could perform is laying out an
article, or copy layout.
Copy layout and design resembles arranging
furniture. Only in copy layout, you move the design parts, copy, titles,
pictures, and border areas, instead of furniture to achieve the effect
desired for the article. The finished layout is an article that is eye
pleasing, balanced, and easy to read. To start the layout process, you
receive at least two sets of copy (printed text for the article), the
photographs and sketches for the article, and general instructions
pertaining to the desired emphasis of the article and layout
a. Types of Copy. You receive two different types of copy; galley
and slick. Galley copy is printed on cheap, coarse paper. You would use
this copy to proofread, edit, and complete the rough layout of the
Slick copy comes printed on good quality paper stock with a smooth
surface. Slick copy is high quality copy and photographs well. Because
slick copy photographs so well, use this copy to paste up your final