[ kuh n-tras-tee, kon-tras- ]
/ kənˈtræs ti, ˈkɒn træs- /
(of a subject, photograph, or film stock) having or producing a preponderance of dark and light tones with few intermediate shades.
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Words nearby contrasty
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A contrasty print is sometimes recommended as the best to offer; but that is a mistake.Making Your Camera Pay|Frederick C. Davis
British Dictionary definitions for contrasty
/ (kənˈtrɑːstɪ) /
(of a photograph or subject) having sharp gradations in tone, esp between light and dark areas
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