Photographic film – a definition

Photographic film definition

Photographic film
Photographic film is a flexible plastic strip coated with a layer of gelatin, which holds light sensitive silver salt particles in suspension.

We have an article where we look into more detail about photographic film. Which can be found here: What is photographic film?.

In our mini-series of definitions, we additionally have our definitions of:
Analogue photography;
Black and white photography;
Silver gelatin print.

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