Photographic Processes and Terms


Albumen print

The first glossy coated photographic print. In general use c. 1855-1890.  Thin paper was  first coated with a mixture of whisked egg white and salt, then sensitized with silver nitrate.  It was usually printed-out in sunlight under the negative in a printing frame.

C-type print

Photographic colour print made from a colour negative: the most widely-used form of colour photograph today. …

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