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Large Format Photo Workflow

Paul W. Pearce

Steps to submit work

Shoot

Load your film :
After loading film, enter the film holder ID in your logbook
Compose:
Position camera and use movements to make the best composition 
Light meter
Meter the scene and set f/stop and shutter speed
Make Exposure
Log:
Enter exposure and camera movements in logbook for each sheet. You should number consecutively every SHEET OF FILM

Document:
Use digital camera to document the camera position, subject and camera movements.
POST:
Upload the digital photos to the share drive (create folder for each assignment.
Label the files with your name, and film sheet number it links to.

Process

Develop Film
Make Contact sheet(s)
Store Negatives:
Use film protector sheets and label each negative with the consecutive id number.
Label:
Label contact sheet with information that links to the logbook and the negative numbers.
      CONTACT LABEL INFORMATION:
1)
Your Name
2) Date 
3) Assignment
4) Negative numbers on back
5) Any information related to the assignment.
6) Additional information you want to identify the shot etc...

Print

Print the negative:
    PRINT LABEL INFORMATION
1) Your Name
2) Date
3) Assignment
4) Negative number
5) Any information related to the assignment.
6) Additional information you want to identify the shot etc...

Submit Work:

1) Print(s) (only final prints)
2) Contact Sheet(s) this asgt
3) Logbook or copy pages


DO NOT SUBMIT:
Negatives
Test Strips
Work prints
.