PRODUCE A PHOTOGRAPHIC PRINT
Given information and diagrams about the procedures of producing contact and
Demonstrate competency of the task skills and knowledge by correctly
responding to a minimum of 80 percent on the multiple-choice test covering
procedures for producing acceptable contact and projection prints.
Learning Event 1:
DESCRIBE CONTACT PRINTING
1. Contact printing: A portion of your printing requirements can be
negative then contact prints are usually made. Contact prints are made by
placing a sheet of photographic paper in direct contact with a negative.
When white light is directed toward the negative, the negative image
controls the amount of light transmitted to the paper. The dense areas of
the negative bar the passage of light, while the clear, or low density
areas, permit light to pass freely.
The image formed on the sensitized
coating of the paper is a reverse of the negative. The result is a positive
that approximates the true black and white tonal relationship of the
a. Contact prints are usually made for two different reasons. One, to
be used as a final product, and two, to be used to select which negatives
will be projection printed.