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"Camera Operator"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Operate process camera and related darkroom equipment to photograph and develop negatives of material to be printed.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Camera Operator"

1) Feeds film into automatic film processor that develops, fixes, washes, and dries film.

2) Measures original layouts and determines proportions needed to make reduced or enlarged photographic prints for pasteup.

3) Exposes high contrast film for predetermined exposure time.

4) Immerses film in series of chemical baths to develop images and hangs film on rack to dry.

5) Performs exposure tests to determine line, halftone, and color reproduction exposure lengths for various photographic factors.

6) Mounts material to be photographed on copyboard of camera.

7) Measures density of continuous tone images to be photographed to set exposure time for halftone images.

8) Selects and installs screens and filters in camera to produce desired effects.

9) Adjusts camera settings, lights, and lens.

 

 


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Job Description for "Camera Operator" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  R-A-C        SOC:  51-5022.04