orthochromatic definition

  • adjective:
    • photographer Of, relating to, or accurately reproducing the colors regarding the subject.
    • Photography responsive to all colors except red: orthochromatic film.
    • becoming consistently delicate across the whole visible range, and so reproducing tints faithfully
    • Sensitive to all tints except purple
  • others:
    • In photography, proper in relations or perhaps in the rendering of colors — that is, free of the typical photographic fault of exaggerating the deepness of greens, yellows, and reds therefore the brightness of blues and violets.
    • Staining in the exact color of colour of the dye made use of.
  • noun:
    • An orthochromatic dish; a photographic dish the sensitiveness of which is so distributed through the spectrum concerning give in the picture a normal gradation of light and shade.

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