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carbon process

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A photographic printing process using permanent pigments, such as carbon, contained in a sensitized tissue or film of gelatin.
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carbon process

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carbon printing

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(Photography) a photographic process for producing positive prints by exposing sensitized carbon tissue to light passing through a negative. Washing removes the unexposed gelatine leaving the pigmented image in the exposed insoluble gelatine
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Noun1.carbon process - a process of printing on paper coated with bichromated gelatin containing pigment
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
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Organized by Northwest regional members of the Analog Photography Users Group, the workshop will include discussions and demonstrations on a variety of traditional photographic methods, including platinum printing, carbon printing and home-brewed silver emulsions.