Document Type

Thesis - Open Access

Award Date


Degree Name

Master of Science (MS)

Department / School

Printing and Journalism


From time to time new methods and techniques are developed in halftone photography which add convenience and accuracy to operation. Increased quality in less time and with fewer problems are the results of such developments. Printing customers are becoming more quality conscious and the printer must strive to bring them the results of new dimensions and techniques if he wants to survive in competition. Black and white halftone photography is one of the most delicate skilled crafts in the field of graphic arts. The varying quality of continuous-tone originals probably presents the biggest challenge to a cameraman. There are tonal variations, ranging from highly contrasty to extremely flat originals; there are also variations in color of the originals. (2) (see more in text)

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Photomechanical processes
Phtography --Developing and developers




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