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

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In these very pages we've discussed the use of contact prints made with magazine cutouts, X-rays and more.
The reproductions are made from 8X20-inch gelatin silver chloride contact prints, and are printed quadtone from laser-scanned 600-line screen negatives.
He made his prints without an enlarger, preferring contact prints using the full negative.
And it was a brilliant touch to also exhibit, on a worktable, six albums of photographic contact prints for the project.
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.