noun

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    contacto masculine
    • Taken between 1910 and 1960, many of the untitled and anonymous images are contact prints and, as such, small enough to fit in the hand.
    • Today his full-frame, black-and-white, 8-by-10-inch contact prints still aspire to the overall clarity consistent with the view-camera genre.
    • For the connoisseur, a contact print, the result of printing the negative directly onto photographic paper, achieves what many consider the ultimate in a photographic print.
    • These photographs of clouds, frequently issued as contact prints, measure a mere 3 5/8 by 4 5/8 inches.
    • The work is a contact print whose central off-square image resulted from placing six contiguous negative strips, cut from a single roll of unexposed film, upon a sheet of photosensitive paper.
    • Many 8 x 10 photographers, in fact, contact print.
    • Although only a handful of the glass plate negatives survive, various albums and collections of the contact prints lay buried until the 1970s, when they were rediscovered.
    • Using photographic paper and light, he produces what you could call contact prints of materials other than negatives.
    • In fact, all of his photographs are contact prints and not enlarged.
    • In the late 1960s the Chicago photographer was handling a sheet of 35 mm contact prints.
    • The resulting contact prints shown here are, with one exception, not the cyanotypes and calotypes of the self-portraits.
    • The artist conveys his approach to his subjects by studying three or four consecutive images on 35 millimeter contact prints.
    • But now, with everything computerised, there are no contact prints.
    • There is nothing in photography quite as beautiful and glowing as a large-format contact print on special contact print paper.
    • In the middle of the book there were two 4x5 contact prints which Carl had captioned ‘My first Mustang.’
    • But I thought the big contact prints, that showed the plants exactly, were just great.
    • Contact prints from the oversized negatives are photographs of remarkable richness, depth, and detail.
    • An unadorned contact print using an X-ray alone results in dark bones on a white background, and it lacks distinctiveness.
    • The print room has a rich collection of portraits made in the Imperial format - large paper contact prints made from oversize glass-plate negatives - that were meant to be framed and hung like paintings.
    • I have had contact prints that require 45 or 50 minute exposures.