contact print

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a print made by exposing a photosensitive surface to direct contact with a photographic negative

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Under the deal, Glossop Cartons will move from its present site in Padfield, Derbyshire to Contact Print and Packaging s facility in Stockport, Cheshire, by the end of the year.
Their stamped or stenciled "cells" invoke both the Dreamachine's apertured cylinder and photographic film, a connection further specified in Gysin's contact print compositions of the '70s.
The bleached-out impression of a Twombly-esque surface, inscribed with cut marks and arced fragments, is registered in a light blue tint and then inverted by flipping the image and making a contact print with contrasting shades and color.
Oscar Gustav Rejlander and Henry Peach Robinson created convincing images by juxtaposing multiple negatives to make a single contact print.
For example, she got into the habit of ducking into a photo booth in a bar where she worked, and the resulting self-portraits became the basis of a number of projects: Sixteen of these images--red-filtered enlargements from a paper negative contact print based on a solarized silver-gelatin original--comprise Stauffenberg-Block, 1969, one of the earliest pieces on view here.
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Without an enlarger, making contact prints is still possible.
In an article about lantern slides, by the University of South Florida, it states that contact prints were made by placing a negative over a piece of light-sensitive lantern glass and then developing the image by exposure under controlled light.
The box had five sheets of contact prints - for a total of 45 photos with negatives - and a slip of paper that had "Gardner Island" written on it.
But no, they are contact prints of the hands of South African artists, enlarged to a monumental scale.
Very soon after this I acquired a Johnson developing and printing outfit consisting of a film tank and a contact-printing frame, with which I could produce contact prints from my negatives using 'gaslight paper', a very slow material that allowed one to print in a shaded corner of a room.
Every time I wanted to illustrate a book or an article, I would drive up to his house--often as the last visitor was leaving--and he would locate contact prints of each project in a few minutes of looking in file drawers.
The original sepia-toned photos were usually made as contact prints from same-size glass-plate negatives and are therefore often extremely sharp--truly windows into the past.