orthochromatic love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Photography Of, relating to, or accurately reproducing the colors of the subject.
  • adj. Photography Sensitive to all colors except red: orthochromatic film.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

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

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • 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.
  • n. 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.


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ortho- +‎ chromatic



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