Exposure Record and Checklist For Zone System Testing

(See the following three pages)

EXPOSURE RECORD

ZONES A B C

SUBJECT

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1

II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

VIII

IX

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F STOP

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Instructions for sheet film are enclosed in boxes. Check off each step as you proceed through the test.

Materials

□ Reflected-light meter

□ Cable release

□ Paper (your normal grade and size)

□ Neutral Gray Card

Draw your test subject above the Exposure Record.

Meter your Zone II, III, V, VII, and VIII areas and fill in these values on your sketch.

Enter your readings on the Exposure Record. Place the Important Shadow Area on Zone III. Does the Zone VII reading fall on Zone VII?

Set up camera. Put a Neutral Gray Card in the image area. Does the Neutral Gray Card reading fall on Zone V?

Calculate your exposures and fill in The Exposure Record with the appropriate readings.

Recheck your meter readings. Have they changed?

Roll Film

□ a. Expose one roll using the exposures noted on the Exposure Record.

□ b. Recheck the meter readings and expose rolls 2,3, and 4 using the same exposures.

Sheet Film

□ Step 7 □

a. Place the note pad in the image.

b. In large letters, write 1A on the pad.

c. Expose the #1 sheets of sets A, B, C, and D using the #1 exposure noted

on the Exposure Record.

Did you change the letter for each exposure?

Yes (go to next step)

d. Write 2A on the note pad.

e. Expose the #2 sheets of sets A, B, C, and D using the #2 exposure noted

on the Exposure Record.

Did you change the letter for each exposure?

Yes (go to next step)

f. Repeat the above procedure for sheets 3,4, and 5.

Consult Chapter 8, "Zone System Testing: Method 1," for instructions to complete steps 8-12.

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