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A method of making photographic prints that uses a pigment, especially carbon, contained in a sensitized tissue of gelatin.
- ‘However, Pyrocat is a much more energetic developer if diluted 1: 2: 100 and I use this dilution for all of my development of 7x17 and 12x20 film which are intended for printing with the carbon process.’
- ‘What developed - after 20 years and several million dollars - was a modern, high-resolution version of the classic carbon process that produces a high-quality color photo that will not fade.’
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.