Re: kallitypes

From: Stephane Kenn ^lt;>
Date: 02/24/04-12:47:55 PM Z
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You could use a solution of sodium or potassium dichromate to increase
the solution can either be added to the sensitizer or the the developer you are
using. I have also found that toning the print with a gold or
palladium/platinum solution renders beautiful results.



> I am a photography student trying to understand the kallitype process. My
> professor has made some before but it has been a long time since he has made
> them and can't really help me. I'm having two major problems. I have been
> printing one neg trying to get the process down. The neg I'm using has very
> dark shadows and don't seem to work when I print. Is there a reason for
> this. My understanding was that kallitypes could easily handle contrast but
> is my neg two thin in those areas? The other problem I have I think is
> coming from not allowing my sensitized paper to dry long enough. When I took
> the paper out of the light box, It was a golden yellow on the outsides of the
> sensitized area but a funny grey/brown on the inside. Is this just from me
> not allowing it to dry long enough? I could really use any help or
> suggestions that anyone has. Thanks!
> Tamara

Stephane Kenn
Received on Tue Feb 24 12:46:56 2004

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