An 8 inches x 10 inches photo made by laying an entire roll of 35-mm film negatives directly upon the photo paper and exposing it to light. Photographers use contact sheets to reveal what is contained on a roll of film before deciding which exposures they will go through the trouble of printing.
A sheet developed by a photographer showing all the shots from a roll of film so photos that can be selected quickly and easily. Can be in black and white or color.
strips of negatives printed the Same Size as the negative frame and usually on 8" x 10" paper.
Also known as a gang proof, photographic negatives are aligned directly on photographic paper and exposed to light to provide one sheet containing all images.
A printed sheet of reduced sized images used to verify/catalog digital photographs or rolls of film.
a large print (size) with thumbnails of your negative on it
an entire roll of film developed on one piece of photo paper
an HTML formatted email with all the thumbnails included
a single printed sheet with each image from your film on it
A contact sheet is a print of a roll of negatives. Contact sheets are used to evaluate the pictures so that it is easier to determine which ones to enlarge and what corrections to make on the final prints.
A term for a print containing the images of (usually) an entire roll of film. Usually an 8x10 print made by directly placing negatives directly on the print paper, exposing the negative(s) at one time. This process gives images exactly the size of the negative. Great for quickly comparing images on a roll of film. See also " index print"
A print that shows positive images made from all the negatives on one film at the actual size of the negative. Usually made to aid selection of the best images from a film before enlargement.
Also called Proofs. A photographer's term for a sheet of film printed with small versions of all the photos taken during the photo shoot. From the contact sheet, the photographer and the client will choose which shots they want to print and enlarge.
A photographic proof made by placing several negatives directly in contact with a sheet of unexposed photographic paper and then processing the print. Typically, an 8x10 a contact sheet will have 8 to 15 images depending on the film format. Contact sheets provide a convenient and economical alternative to single print proofing, especially where large numbers of images are involved..
A contact sheet takes all images photographed in a single photo shoot and reduces their size to fit on one sheet of photo paper. This allows you to look at a smaller version of each photo side by side.
also called proofs. This is a contact print of negatives on 8-by-10-inch photographic paper. These images are the same size as the negatives, and require use of a magnification glass to evaluate them.
The address book of a production, comprised of sheets that contain the phone and address of everyone on a show. These sheets are sometimes broken down and given out by department.
A page showing several exposures from the same roll of film.
Making a contact print of a whole roll of film
A contact print made from several negatives at one time. The negatives actually come in "contact" with the printing paper, or as close as possible to the print paper when in a contact-printer negative holder. An image with high CONTRAST has bright highlights and dark shadows.
proofs of black and white film used to determine best shots.
A photo paper sheet that displays the images from the negatives of a roll of film. Also called proof sheets. It gives those selecting pictures a chance to preview the images before deciding which prints to enlarge.
A single picture made of multiple thumbnails. Comes from the conventional photography practice of laying the negatives neatly on a piece of photo paper (hence "contact sheet") and developing it. Dinwise allows you to specify the number of thumbnails per sheet (both across and down), their appearance, size and whether you'd like titles also.
This is a photo which includes all of the shots from one roll of film. (Each image is the size of a negative and should be viewed through a loupe or magnifying glass) It is printed so that the model can compare the slight differences in the poses and angles and select the best ones for the portfolio or composites.
Alternate term for proof sheet.