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I went through this 30 years ago, when I was writing articles for OGR and OSN pretty much regularly.  This was before digital cameras, so I was submitting Kodak prints.

most folks take pictures of people, cars, landscapes, sunsets, etc.  When the print machine sees a black locomotive against a light background it darkens the background so you can see it better.  In the process your black locomotive becomes a blob.

One of my copilots suggested that the info was on the negative, and explained all this to me - so I learned how to specify "density."  Sometimes I had to stay there and insist.

Now, of course, you go into the editor, and make it lighter.  You can also sharpen it up - they have a digital autocorrelation function with various names.

Daniel has given me permission, so I will treat the photo you are interested in on the big computer.  The ones I have already done (above) are iPad-edited - not as good an editor.

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