Quote Originally Posted by Rafal Lukawiecki View Post
Stephen, thank you for our extensive explanations and the time you put into them. I feel like I would like to back up my understanding of practical sensitometry with some additonal studying. You mentioned threads on which you explained aspects of it, would you be so kind to recommend also any other relevant reading?
There are a couple of threads:

What is the Relationship between Film Speed and Camera Exposure?
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum37/9...-exposure.html

Is the K factor relevant to me or should I cancel it out?
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum37/8...ancel-out.html

Hiding in Plain Sight
http://www.apug.org/forums/forum37/1...ain-sight.html

These papers are a good start:

Calibration Levels of Films and Exposure Devices, Connelly.pdf
Contrast Index a.pdf
Exposure-Speed Relations and Tone Reproduction.pdf
safety factors in Camera Exposure.pdf

Some Books:

Beyond the Zone System
Photographic Materials and Processes
Exposure Manual
Theory of the Photographic Process