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SINAR Information No 31

Not surprisingly printers, lithographers, art directors and clients are increasingly con­cerned that photographers should keep to these brightness range limits. Agreeing on such guidelines eliminates most problems when the pictures are delivered for the process work. Here, too, communication counts – the photographer and the lithogra­pher or customer must each know what the other is up against.The aim of this Information is to show ways of measuring and controlling the subject brightness range and contrast in view cam­era photography.

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SINAR Information No 28

Controlled subject brightness range, established by careful spot exposure readings in the film plane is just one aspect. Equally vital is professional colour control for a specific impact. The result the client gets should need no further explanation – it must make its point in creative content and technical perfection.

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SINAR Information No 27

The SINAR p2 made its showing in professional black glamour at the 1984 photokina – so it’s no longer really new.
On the other hand we should now be able to tell how well that glamour translates into solid practical user value. This top model from SINAR has six significant characteristics. Here, in their own words, is what professionals from nine countries think of the p2.

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SINAR Information No 25

Good results in print depend on careful planning when you shoot the pictures to be reproduced. You must know what you want in print and the factors involved. Photographers tend to forget that print processes differ in charac­teristics, paper, screen rulings, ink weight etc. You must allow for the fixed conditions specific to the process – hence the original must suit the medium in which it is to be printed. We shall deal here with the main ways in which printing af­fects image quality and with how to achieve the best results.

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SINAR Information No 24

View camera photographers tend to use small lens apertures. The reason is largely one of ancient tradition.
The practice of stopping down by one or two lens stops more than really necessary was originally meant to cover focusing errors. That included not quite accurately set swings in sharpness distribu­tion control.

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SINAR Information No 22

The problem of yaw in conventional view cameras interferes even with simple and straightforward adjustment sequences:
For instance, if you want to show some­thing of the top as well as the front of an upright object, you have to use a drop­front (vertical shift) movement.

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SINAR Information No 21

After setting up and for 4 years run­ning a photographic studio for an advertising agency, he was employed another 5 years as a photographer. At 31 years, rather late in his own view, Peter Forster set up on his own. He invested in the best equipment and therefore had to ask high fees right from the start. He was successful almost im­mediately.

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