- Term Type
Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Preferred Term
Refers to still images produced from radiation-sensitive materials (sensitive to light, electron beams, or nuclear radiation), generally by means of the chemical action of light on a sensitive film, paper, glass, or metal. It does not include reproductive prints of documents and technical drawings, for which descriptors found under "
" are more appropriate. Photographs may be positive or negative, opaque or transparent.