Definition: Copy of an original made for the purpose of making a further copy or print i.e. an intermediate copy. * E.g to make a C-type print from a colour transparency, an internegative on colour negative material must first be made. * The step of creating an internegative enables adjustments such as contrast and colour balance to be introduced. * Also interneg.
Law of Manipulating Multiples
I have observed that the more steps it takes to produce an image, it more interesting, controlled or more permanent it can be. So you can make colour prints in one step, using normal materials: but go through an interneg and the print can be much more subtle. Go through twelve extra steps and you get the permanence and irreducible tactile supremacy of a dye transfer print. So my Law states that control over the final image increases in proportion to the interposition of multiple steps into a process.
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