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Trade & Industrial Education
Color Management
The students will learn how to use color balance and color temperature effectively in print processing. The student will use equipment to process color prints from negatives and transparencies in balanced color.
Debbie Kirkpatrick 918-828-8031
A. Select Color Film.
1. Discuss characteristics of color film.
2. Discuss variations in choosing color film for photos.
3. Discuss light sensitivity of color film.
4. Distinguish between the types of color film and their characteristics:
a. Color negative
b. Color transparency
5. Discuss the Kelvin scale in relation to light and temperature.
6. Photograph assignments using color film.
7. Discuss and critique projects and techniques.

B. Process Color Film.
1. Discuss safety factors involved during film processes.
2. Discuss stages of color film processing using the JOBO Process System.
3. Distinguish between various color processes.
4. Describe E-6 and C-41 film processes.
5. Discuss film chemicals, purposes, quantities, and storage.
6. Demonstrate color film negative development processes.
7. Mix and install color film-processing chemicals.
8. Develop color negative film.

C. Perform Color Printing.
1. Discuss the layout and components of the color darkroom.
2. Describe various pieces of darkroom equipment and demonstrate the operation of each.
3. Discuss color-printing materials.
4. Demonstrate the operation of a color enlarger.
5. Discuss color print filters and color balance.
6. Discuss color theory.
7. Discuss additive and subtractive primary colors.
8. Use and operate color wheel.
9. Participate in color analysis, correction, and critique.

D. Create Color Portraits.
1. Discuss the elements of color portraits.
2. Use an incident meter for strobe light metering.
3. Take photographs using a strobe in on-location settings.
4. Take formal and casual posed photographs in-studio setting and on location.
5. Set-up studio strobes for various portraits.
6. Set-up and operation of medium format cameras.
7. Review compositions, color correction and critique color portraits.

E. Expand Photoshop Expertise.
1. Use clone tool, healing brush, restoration, and scaling.
2. Improve images with layer styles and effects.
3. Use drop shadows, inkjet printing, and image adjustment tools.
4. Practice brightness/contrast, dodging/burning, and sharpening.
Color Photography VHS Series by Educational Video Network, Inc.

Exploring Color Photography Fourth Edition by Robert Hirsch, McGraw-Hill Publisher (2005)

Photography Second Edition by Bruce Warren, Delmar Thompson Learning Publisher (2002)
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