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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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As fine-art photography collectors know, the prized, long-tonal scale palladium-platinum prints only can be produced by contact printing negatives, so print size is usually limited to camera film formats.
Unlike hot-foil coders and Touch Dry contact printing, the quality of print obtained using thermal transfer technology is always high and constant.
It is interesting, then, to consider what we here at Ink World hear when we contact printing segments for our Downstream features.