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Solarography

Revealing the Latent Image
written by: Ted Kinsman

Editor’s Note on the term ‘Latent Image’ as used in this article: Photographic paper is coated with a light-sensitive emulsion. When it is exposed, a latent image is formed. This image is invisible to the naked eye. When photographic paper is exposed to light for an extended period of time, you are actually able to view an image on the paper. This image that you are able to see is not a latent image – it is an image caused by a chemical reaction of the emulsion to light over an extended period of time. In this article, the image Read more »