Until the advent of digital photographic processes, the individual meaning of photographic.
Paper was paper covered with light-sensitive chemicals. So-called photo papers of today are frequently specially coated papers for use in inkjet or laser printers to make digital prints. This article center of attention on traditional photographic papers. Photographic paper may be showing to light in a controlled manner either by placing a negative in make contact with the paper directly (contact printing) or by using an enlarger (enlarging) in order to create a latent image. Photographic papers are subsequently developed using wet chemicals to generate a visible image.