RE: Sorry to beat a dying horse, but more questions on lighting and Cyanotypes...

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;>
Date: 12/16/04-11:51:05 PM Z
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On Thu, 16 Dec 2004, Loris Medici wrote:

> Alex,
> Are you sure that you read the articles well? I guess you will have
> exposure times around 8 - 12 hours with these bulbs. You have to use BL
> tubes (or Philips '05 Actinic tubes if you're in Europe), with these
> bulbs placed 5cm (2") above the printing frame glass (1cm between each
> bulb is enough to provide an even illumination, 8 bulbs is enough to
> cover 60x40cm ~ 24x16") you will experience around 6 - 12 minutes
> exposure times (former: new cyanotype, latter: double coated classic
> cyanotype).

Hi Loris -- I think you may exaggerate... With regular daylight bulbs I
think the exposure could be as little as 2 hours -- maybe even less... but
don't expect midtones.

Received on Thu Dec 16 23:51:23 2004

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