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two colour photography [1 record]

Record 1 2017-02-22

English

Subject field(s)
  • Photography
DEF

Additive or subtractive process of colour photography using two coloured images - usually orange and blue-green - instead of the usual three. The colour rendering is limited and detectably inaccurate but is often acceptable in portraiture and other subjects where blue is absent or unimportant particularly if a grey printer made from the cyan printer of a three colour separation set is used in e.g. photomechanical reproduction.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Photographie
DEF

Procédé de synthèse partielle des couleurs mettant en œuvre deux couleurs complémentaires.

Spanish

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