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negative:

Used to make the print, it s the visible form a picture takes after the film is processed. A negative s tones and (with color print film) colors are the opposite of what they were in the subject, but printing reverses them back to their original state.

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negative:

An image where the tones (recorded brightness values) and, with color film, the colors are reverse of those in the scene. When printed, the negative becomes positive.
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