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  • n. Plural form of halftone.


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  • Photographic images were created in "halftones," or patterns of dots that, when viewed at any distance, merged into the printed photo.


  • No pesky halftones, color separations, printing companies, maxed-out credit cards, partners threatening divorce because of neglect, etc. to worry about.

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  • This 280-page clothbound hardcover includes 30 color images, 30 halftones, 26 line drawings and one table.

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  • Also once you identify the core, finding the halftones and keeping them grouped with the light values becomes easier.

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  • The light side includes the light and dark halftones, the center light, and the highlight.

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  • Larry and Victor retouch them there, add special effects, then print them out as camera-ready halftones.

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  • The deep shadows and the halftones melt together, while the detail is still distinct in the highlights.

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  • Make the paint thin for the darker halftones and thicker and whiter for the highlights.

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  • Sargent assumed if the eye was in the wrong place then all of the underlying modeling of the eye socket was wrong too -- if that had to be repainted it would screw up all the edges of the cheek bones as they turned into the halftones ...etc, etc.

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  • The contrasty photo was to remind you not to lose the subject's underlying structure while you diddle with halftones.

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