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IS&T: Society for Imaging Science and Technology

IS&T, the Society of Imaging Science and Technology, is a professional organization serving the needs of industries associated with photography and imaging science. Founded in 1947, IS&T now has around 850 worldwide members, holds conferences, develops and publishes standards, publishes journals, and offers a scholarship. Standards from IST are available both individually, directly through the ANSI webstore, and as part of a Standards Subscription. If you or your organization are interested in easy, managed, online access to standards that can be shared, a Standards Subscription may be what you need - please contact us at: [email protected] or 1-212-642-4980 or Request Proposal Price.

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ANSI/IST IT10.7000-2015

Photography - Digital Still Cameras - Guidelines for Reporting Pixel-Related Specifications

Specifies guidelines for reporting pixel-related specifications (e.g., the number of camera pixels) of a digital still camera, for the purposes of camera labeling, camera packaging, advertising, and the like. It is applicable to monochrome and color digital still cameras using one or more image sensors

ANSI/PIMA IT2.26-1998

Determination of Safelight Conditions (revision and redesignation of ANSI PH2.22-1988)

THis standard specifies the method for determining the maximum exposure time given sensitized material can receive from a given safelight without affecting the quality of the final image.


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