Meaning of negative






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Meaning and definition of negative :


1. Any image with tones that are the reverse of those in the subject. For black and white, light tones are recorded as dark and dark ones as light. In color negatives, each color of the original subject is represented by its complementary. Opposite: positive. 2. The film in the camera during exposure that is subsequently developed to produce a negative image.


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