Photogram
Photogram Pho"to*gram, n. [Photo- + -gram.] A photograph. [R.] [1913 Webster]

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  • Photogram — A photogram is a photographic image made (without a camera) by placing objects directly onto the surface of a photo sensitive material such as photographic paper and then exposing it to light. The result is a negative shadow image varying in tone …   Wikipedia

  • photogram — /foh teuh gram /, n. a silhouette photograph made by placing an object directly on sensitized paper and exposing it to light. [1855 60; PHOTO + GRAM1] * * * ▪ photographic print       shadowlike photographic image made on paper without the use of …   Universalium

  • photogram —    A photographic print made by placing an arrangement of objects on photosensitive paper exposed to light to yield an image of ghostly silhouettes floating in a void of darkened space. The first photogram was probably made around 1802 …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • photogram — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1859 a shadowlike photograph made by placing objects between light sensitive paper and a light source …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • photogram — noun A photograph made without using a camera; normally by placing an object in contact with photosensitive paper and exposing it to light …   Wiktionary

  • photogram — noun a picture produced with photographic materials but without a camera. ↘archaic a photograph …   English new terms dictionary

  • photogram — pho·to·gram …   English syllables

  • photogram — /ˈfoʊtəgræm/ (say fohtuhgram) noun a photograph made without a camera, by exposing to light an object placed on sensitised paper …   Australian English dictionary

  • photogram — n. 1 a picture produced with photographic materials but without a camera. 2 archaic a photograph …   Useful english dictionary

  • Luminogram — A luminogram is an image created by exposure of photosensitive materials to light without the intervention of an object. TechniqueThe light is modulated by varying the intensity through distance from the photosensitive surface, the power of the… …   Wikipedia

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