Chapter 4 is about light, film, sensors, and the relationship between them. Many
different types of films used for different purposes and effects are
discussed. The chapter covers the relationship between film speed and
exposure, the best films to use under a variety of conditions, as
well as the affects certain film choices will have on the final print. Types of exposure meters and their use are discussed. The
use of infrared film is detailed. The composition of film is described as is
the reaction of emulsion to light that results in the creation of an image.
In addition, filters and their uses are covered as are the necessary
adjustments in exposure when using them.
Differences in proper exposure techniques for negative film, transparency film, and digital images are explained.
After reading this chapter you should be able to: