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contact print

n.
A print made by exposing a photosensitive surface in direct contact with a photographic negative.

contact print

n
(Photography) a photographic print made by exposing the printing paper through a negative placed directly onto it

con′tact print`


n.
a photographic print made by placing a negative directly in contact with sensitized paper, with their emulsion surfaces facing, and exposing them to light. Compare projection print.

contact print

A print made from a negative or a diapositive in direct contact with sensitized material.
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Noun1.contact print - a print made by exposing a photosensitive surface to direct contact with a photographic negative
print - a picture or design printed from an engraving
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Like combat photographers of the 19th century, Rider-Rider contact-printed his shots on site in a portable darkroom.
The picture appears to have been contact-printed onto postcard stock.
A contemporary of John Baldessari and Wallace Herman, Heinecken was perhaps best known for his appropriative photograms--works (seen at both galleries) such as the gelatin silver print series "Are You Rea," 1964-68, and the dye-bleach (or dye "destruction") print series "Recto/Verso," 1988-90--in which both faces of a given magazine leaf have been contact-printed onto the same side of a single page.