orthochromatic love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or accurately reproducing the colors of the subject.
  • adjective Sensitive to all colors except red.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In photography, correct in the relations or in the rendering of colors — that is, free from the usual photographic fault of exaggerating the deepness of greens, yellows, and reds and the brightness of blues and violets.
  • Staining in the exact shade of color of the dye used.
  • noun An orthochromatic plate; a photographic plate the sensitiveness of which is so distributed throughout the spectrum as to give in the image a normal gradation of light and shade.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Being uniformly sensitive across the entire visible range, and thus reproducing colours faithfully
  • adjective photography Sensitive to all colours except red


from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

ortho- +‎ chromatic



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