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Professional Cameraman's Handbook, The, 4th Edition by Verne Carlson, Sylvia E Carlson

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chapter 2

Camera-Film Identification

The physical properties and chemical composition of film stock are well covered in other books. In addition, detailed data sheets comprehensively covering such information as ASA indexes, D-log E curves, etc. are available from individual film manufacturers. Therefore, there is no attempt to duplicate much of this information here. Rather, this chapter reviews the major and some of the often-overlooked points with which the Camera Professional must be familiar.

The film-stock information provided is accurate at the time of publication. However, the major raw-stock manufacturers continue to develop new technologies and may change film types or code numbers or introduce new products. It is always best to consult ...

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