Contact print

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A photographic print made by direct contact with a photosensitive paper (contact paper). To create an image, the emulsion side of the contact paper, such as chloride paper, is placed against the emulsion side of the negative. The combined layers are exposed to a bright light source, such as daylight, then the image was fixed with a chemical such as thiosulfate.

Synonyms and Related Terms

projection print