But even here the effect is more of a softening of detail than a observable texture.Early real photo postcards are small by their very nature and since most were contact printed, not enlarged, there is no visible texture." It appears the pair was celebrating the recent opening of the chicken and waffle eatery, which Nas helped expand to the West Coast.
The image on the shroud is much clearer in black-and-white negative than in its natural sepia color, and this negative image was first observed in 1898 on the reverse photographic plate of amateur photographer Secondo Pia, who was allowed to photograph it while it was being exhibited.
And of course any image that contain a regularly patterned series of dots is not a photograph at all but a ink printed image.
Some halftone cards were printed on high gloss paper to resemble a photograph but their screen patterns will give them away if one is vigilant.
A variety of methods have been proposed for the formation of the image, but the actual method used has not yet been conclusively identified.
Despite numerous investigations and tests, the status of the Shroud of Turin remains murky, and the nature of the image and how it was fixed on the cloth remain puzzling.