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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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He says exploring the memorabilia was "like opening a cave in some ancient land, filled with treasure, except instead of piles of gold and silver, there were boxes and boxes of photographs, negatives and contact prints, thousands of them.
Photograms have been fascinating since Niepce, Bayard and Talbot created cool contact prints while testing their emulsions back in the 19th century.
His surviving images are based on contact prints using objects or engravings that were placed on light-sensitive paper and exposed to light, washed, then fixed using a salt solution.
The reproductions are made from 8X20-inch gelatin silver chloride contact prints, and are printed quadtone from laser-scanned 600-line screen negatives.
Until the early 1850s the only photographic technique available to Kerr would have been the calotype photographic process, which used paper negatives and contact prints such as prints on salted paper.
This shot and the unseen strip of contact prints from the same session,as well as many other stunning black and white photographs,now appear in this new collection of 68 images called Once There Was A Way -Photographs of The Beatles.
When dry, the photographer contact prints the negative onto the tissue.
This online collection presents Gottlieb's photographs, annotated contact prints, selected published prints, a nd related articles from Down Beat.
One only has to look at the work of Man Ray and Moholy-Nagy, the surreal photographic constructions of Jerry Uelsmann - or for that matter the multiple variations of tone, cropping and printing that Stieglitz himself was known to perform on individual negatives to see that beautiful pictures are not necessarily produced only from 8 x 10 contact prints.
Contact prints from this montage have since appeared in many publications.