8132-Photographic products machine operators

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Photographic products machine operators
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Photographic-products machine operators operate and monitor equipment which makes photographic film and paper, and which processes exposed photographic film and makes prints.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) operating and monitoring equipment which makes photographic film and paper
  • (b) operating, monitoring and testing photographic processing and printing equipment, and maintaining operational standards (c) preparing exposed film for different processing batches in dark rooms and dark chambers
  • (d) inspecting images, films, prints and adjusting settings on print-making equipment to produce required colour, brightness, contrast, number, size and type of prints (e) adjusting settings and running automatic developing equipment (f) operating equipment to transfer film to video tape or other electronic media
  • (g) performing photographic processing related tasks
  • (h) operating automatic equipment (in retail establishments) to develop colour negatives, prints and slides

Examples of occupations classified here:
- Darkroom technician
- Photographic processor
- Photographic film printer
- Developing machine operator - photography
- Enlarging machine operator- photography
- Photographic-film machine operator
- Printin


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- 3431 Photographers

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