In halftone photography, elongated dots that give improved gradation of tones, particularly middletones; also called Chain Dot.
A halftone dot shaped like a football rather than the conventional square dot shape. Provides a smoother gradation of tones.
An elongated dot in halftone photography that gives improved gradation of tones, especially in middle tones and vignettes.
Also called a chain dot. This halftone dot shape improves the gradation of mid tones and especially skin tones.
An intentionally elongated dot aimed at improving tonal graduation. Also produced when a degree of 'slip' is apparent between the substrate and the plate surface. In this circumstance it can adversly effect the printed image.
In halftone reproduction, elongated dots which give improved gradation of tones, particularly in middle tones and vignettes.
Halftone screens in which the dots are actually elongated to produce improved middle tones.
In halftone photography, elongated dots, which give improved gradation of tones particularly in middle tomes and vignettes - also called chain dots.
A type of halftone screen dot with an elliptical rather than circular shape, which sometimes produces better tonal gradations.
Also called a chain dot. Used in a halftone to achieve some of the smoothness of a round dot without sacrificing the sharpness of the square dot. This dot shape improves the gradation of middletones and especially skin tones. Most useful in reproducing color for cosmetic and fashion illustrations.