Photographic Developer and Printer - ANZSCO 711411
Edits and adjusts digital images, develops photographic film, and prints photographic images from digital media, negatives and positives using computer software, fully automatic equipment and by separate processes.
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Group: 7114 Photographic Developers and Printers
edit and adjust digital images, develop photographic film, and print photographic images from digital media, negatives and positives using computer software, fully automatic equipment and by separate processes.
cropping images and adjusting colour, brightness and contrast
preparing exposed film for different processing batches in dark rooms and dark chambers
adjusting settings and running automatic developing equipment
inspecting prints and adjusting settings on print-making equipment to produce required number, size and type of prints
scanning images onto electronic media
checking and replenishing chemicals and water supply for chemical and water baths required to produce negative and positive prints
monitoring and testing photographic processing and printing equipment, and maintaining operational standards
may prepare chemical solutions for different techniques and effects
may develop black and white images by separate processes and operate enlargers
may develop motion picture film
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
AQF Certificate II or III (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
In New Zealand:
NZ Register Level 2 or 3 qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 4)
At least one year of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.