half-plate

half-plate

n
(Photography) photog a size of plate measuring 6 × 4 inches
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By the following year, she had purchased a Watson half-plate 'Acme' camera, which used glass plates, and had created a much-praised photograph of Prime Minister William Gladstone.
Paul shoots on a digital half-plate, lamp lit, slow and sure.
Fill your lunch and dinner plates with a half-plate of cooked or steamed non-starchy vegetables (broccoli, green beans, spinach) or salad, a quarter-plate of a healthful starch (brown or wild rice, corn, peas or yams) and a quarter-plate of a lean protein (chicken or fish).
"You will be able to look through a half-plate camera, which gives an inverted image." The National Trust is also keen that the disabled should visit 59, Rodney Street, although it is a tall, narrow Georgian townhouse, full of stairs.
In less than two years they digitized each of the 8,000 plates, creating a low-resolution scan of the full plate at 840 dots per inch (dpi) as well as two half-plate high-resolution scans at 2,500 dpi.
We inherited much of his equipment: a wooden Thornton Pickard half-plate field camera with double book form dark slides and rapid rectilinear lenses (anastigmat had not yet been introduced) and a half plate enlarger lit by a paraffin oil lamp.
The 352 black and white photographs were mostly taken with a half-plate bellows camera made by Thornton Pickard in 1904, requiring a tripod, black cloth, and exposures as long as 15 minutes.
Admission is $1; the barbecue costs $7.50 for a full plate, $3.75 a half-plate.
When asked which health-and-wellness hot button is of greatest concern to food shoppers, an even 200 visitors responding to a recent PG online poll identified half-plate fruit-and-veggie guidance at the top of the list.
As a result, the grip's throat is just 15/16-inch wide and has two nice contoured wooden half-plates on the sides.
Meal prices range from $5 half-plates to $10.95 king-size plates; the clientele runs toward football players and others with big appetites.
The second stage of clamping is when two half-plates in the outer toggle mechanism are electrically actuated to engage grooves in the center ram, similar to a hydromechanical-type clamp.