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French to English Photography/Imaging (& Graphic Arts) Translation Glossary

French term English translation
ferment d'images catalyst for images
"ses ridicules et ses travers" its absurdities and distortions
Entered by: Helen Shiner
4 fichiers de minuties longues + 4 fichiers de minuties courtes 4 long minutiae files + 4 short minutiae files
4e de couverture outside back cover, OBC
Entered by: Tony M
50Mo en natif 50 MB in native mode
Entered by: John Speese
alignant ses mots in its arrangement/placement of words
Entered by: Helen Shiner
allie vernis sélectifs et satinés employ both spot and satin-finish varnish
Entered by: Sasha Barral
annoncier advertiser
approche (typographie) sidebearing [SEE QUESTION!]
Entered by: Tony M
argentique silver(-based) emulsion
Entered by: Florence Bremond
atténuation contrast / brightness
au fil des plans shot after shot / as shot succeeds shot
Entered by: Tony M
Autre décryptage de l’angélisme politique [in] another manifestation of political angelism [at work]
Entered by: Helen Shiner
axe optique de prise de vue optical axis
axes / troncons d'axes rolls
à la chambre ou en traditionnel large or medium format [context: photography]
Entered by: athena22
à plat / aplat uniform coloured area / (tinted box) / coloured box
Entered by: Tony M
élaborent une perspective visuelle sensée develop a rational visual signature style
Entered by: Sasha Barral
épreuve chromogène contrecollée Chromogenic print photograph mounted [on aluminum ]
Entered by: liz askew
étrangers à cette sphère de représentation unusual for this type of design
Entered by: Helen Shiner
Bandes strips
bascule [dramatic] perceptual shifts
Entered by: Helen Shiner
blanc tournant white space
borne minimale de longueur lower limit of length
carte de contours contour map
cartographies d’échanges amoureux tirés de l’analyse de divers blogs the mapping of amorous exchanges drawn from an analysis of various blogs
Entered by: Helen Shiner
cartouche text box
Ce dernier est souvent appréhendé dans sa dynamique This last (the latter) is frequently perceived (apprehended) within its (own) dynamics
Entered by: silviantonia
champ des significations field of signification
Entered by: Helen Shiner
chapeauter head (v.)
charte graphique Graphic Chart / Flow Chart
charte graphique graphic identity or graphic theme
colle à jeannettes (sérigraphie) table adhesive (screen printing)
Entered by: Nathalie Elson
commandes de textes commissioned articles
conférant au groupe de rock une imagerie affirmée. giving the rock group a distinctive image
Entered by: Sasha Barral
consultation sur écran on-screen viewing/display
contre les tirages in exchange for the prints
contre type duplicated copy
contre-collage mounting
copinage currying favor (wioth management)
Entered by: Christian Fournier
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