the process of making contact prints.
- Compare projection printing.
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How to use contact printing in a sentence
From the large transparency a negative is produced by contact printing either upon a plate, or upon a piece of bromide paper.The Barnet Book of Photography | Various
If he confines himself to contact printing, he is restricted to the use of dry plates only.Photography in the Studio and in the Field | Edward M. Estabrooke
A much easier method, applicable to glass originals, is that of photographic reproduction by contact printing.