Definition of panchromatic in English:

panchromatic

Syllabification: pan·chro·mat·ic
Pronunciation: /ˌpankrōˈmatik
 
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adjective

Photography
  • (Of photographic film) sensitive to all visible colors of the spectrum. Often contrasted with orthochromatic.
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    • Since most panchromatic films are considerably more sensitive to blue light than to red, blue objects will almost always appear lighter and brighter than red objects in a black and white photograph taken in white light.
    • I use traditional panchromatic films for the interpositive and an orthochromatic film for the final enlarged negative.
    • The primary requisite for inspecting panchromatic film is a dark green safelight filter.

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