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ERIC Number: ED350461
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
Commercial Photography. Project Report Phase I with Research Findings.
Brown, Ted; Sappe', Hoyt
This report provides results of Phase I of a project that researched the occupational area of commercial photography, established appropriate committees, and conducted task verification. These results are intended to guide development of a program designed to train photographic technicians. Section 1 contains general information: purpose of Phase I; description of the occupation, including nature of work, working conditions, and related occupations; direction of the occupation, including employment, training and other qualifications, advancement, job outlook, and earnings; program development committee; areas of concern; and State Technical Committee developmental recommendations. Section 2 presents research findings: accreditation and certification; list of typical job titles; and appropriate trade resources, including references and textbooks, curriculum materials, audiovisuals, trade and professional association journals, safety manuals, safety equipment, and sources of additional information. A verified occupational duty and task list is comprised of 17 duties: monochromatic laboratory skills; exposure controls; basic photographs; various format cameras; studio photographs; location photographs; photographic presentation and enhancement; lighting techniques; photographic media reproduction; color film processing; color photographic print production; media presentations; business management; photojournalism; quality control; safety; and photography: past and present. Other contents include a tools and equipment list and staff and facilities recommendations. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Georgia State Dept. of Technical and Adult Education, Atlanta.
Authoring Institution: Georgia Univ., Athens. Div. of Vocational Education.
Identifiers - Location: Georgia