Re: Rockland Halo Chrome

From: Eric Nelson ^lt;>
Date: 02/17/04-08:52:51 PM Z
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I used Halo Chrome years ago and it worked best
w/glossy RC paper. The image did look gold and you
also you need to seal the image w/some kind of spray
varnish because the image will tarnish.

  --- Jenn Procacci <> wrote:
> Has anyone ever used Rockland Halo Chrome? It's a
> kind of
> toner that is supposed to "fuse the silver crystals
> together
> to create a metallic appearence for B/W prints".
> The process
> is essentially : bleach the image until just a
> yellow ghost
> image remains, wash it for a minute, then immerse in
> the "silvering solution" until the "silvering
> process" is
> complete (no time is given for this, the directions
> are real
> sketchy) then fix. Everything went alright until
> the
> fixing...then I would loss all the detail in my
> image. I
> think this may be due to the fact that I was using
> rapid
> fix. Also, the images that it did turn metallic (it
> seemed
> to exhaust extremely quickly) went gold, not silver.
> Any thoughts?
> Thanks, Jenn

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