contact print


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contact print

[′kän‚takt ‚print]
(graphic arts)
A photographic image produced by the exposure of a sensitized emulsion in direct contact with a negative or positive transparency.
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Contact Print s reputation as a leading specialist in packaging is unrivalled, and its new state-of-the-art production facilities are well recognised by its clients within the food, pharmaceutical, beverage and gifting sectors.
Contact Print and Packaging has BRC and Pharmaceutical accreditation along with ISO 9001 and Glossop Cartons has ISO 9001, 14001 and 18001.
In these very pages we've discussed the use of contact prints made with magazine cutouts, X-rays and more.
When the contact prints are dry, consider displaying them alongside the originals.
The reproductions are made from 8X10, 5X7, and 4X5-inch gelatin silver chloride contact prints, and are printed in 600-line screen quadtone.
From 1914 to 1930, Nikodem tested photographic equipment for a dealer friend, producing only two-and-a-half-inch square or rectangular contact prints and never showing them as art, though some of the hundreds of images he made during this time surely functioned as studies for paintings.
That is the case especially in the pair of contact prints of Daniel and Louise Halevy: The two sit in the dark, taking turns in the same armchair with the same antimacassar, their heads and hands in slightly different arrangements, punctuated by a ring here, a brilliantly white cuff there, the detailing of veins and knuckles disconcerting in its corporeal specificity.
But the contact prints that he made himself from his old-fashioned glass-plate negatives are the more Intriguing.
In this context, Mulas' photographs assume a dual identity as both optical projections and contact prints.
Forty 8-by-10 color contact prints depict the facades of family-run businesses, once keystones in the social and architectural fabric of the high street.