Technical Requirements for the Duplication of Black and White Negatives

Shadow Normalization Tone Reproduction

by Steven Puglia
May 2001

This paper includes technical information on:

  • Approaches to the Tone Reproduction for the Duplication of Historic Negatives by the Interpositive/Duplicate Negative Method

  • Variability and Limits

  • Printing of Interpositives

  • Printing of Duplicate Negatives

  • Processing of Interpositives and Duplicate Negatives

  • Storage Enclosures and Arranging Enclosures

  • Quality Control Procedures

Only an Adobe PDF version of this paper is available online: Duplication Specifications for Black and White Negatives