DIN Standards Committee Entertainment Technology, Photography and Cinematography
NA 149-00-02 AA
The working group NA 149-00-02 AA "Photographic equipment" is responsible for standardization work in the field of test procedures and requirements for analogue and digital capture devices (cameras), camera lenses, flash lights and other equipment within photography. The requirements for image processing, presentation, storage and safety of digital image data also lie within its field of activity. In addition the working group deals with properties of photographic media, such as films and papers for still image photography and reprography; printing materials, such as inkjet papers and products, such as photo books; and digital media, such as magnetic tapes, CDs, and MODs, and the associated specifications of storage and processing conditions and methods for determining permanence. NA 149-00-02 AA serves as the national mirror committee to ISO/TC 42 "Photography" for the international standardization work. The committee works with diligence on the development of standards for testing and rating photographic equipment and works intensively in the corresponding working groups.