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Exploring Color Photography, 6th Edition by Robert Hirsch

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The Autotype Carbro Transparency was a subtractive color assembly process that consisted of pigmented gelatin on celluloid. It could be utilized to produce color prints with color transparency material manufactured at that time.

Unknown Photographer. Woman in a Dress, ca. 1921. 3 × 4 inches. Autotype. Courtesy of the Mark Jacobs Collection.

 

 

CHAPTER ONE

COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY CONCEPTS

NEWTON’S LIGHT EXPERIMENT

From the time of Aristotle, common wisdom held that the purest form of light was white. In 1666 Englishman Isaac Newton debunked this belief by demonstrating that light is the source of color. In an elegantly simple experiment he passed ...

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