Re: Argyrotype

From: epona ^lt;>
Date: 01/08/04-11:34:51 AM Z
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On Jan 8, 2004, at 8:52 AM, Christina Z. Anderson wrote:

> Two problems with unsuitable papers: yellow stain does not wash
> out,
> or brown areas wash out. However, nothing in my notes about silvering
> out.
> Can't wait to find out the cause--Christine, did you retry it on the
> same
> paper with no sizing?

I'll try that tonight.

> And, if it is not getting dark enough, are you
> exposing enough?

Must be - the highlights get too dark before my blacks are black. Or
deep chocolate brown. My times with a bank of BLB tubes and direct sun
have been > 10 minutes.

> Is it not getting dark enough because it is washing out of
> the unsuitable paper?
> Chris

Well, it look okay after fixing and in the wash. When it dries it
looks pretty crappy.

Received on Thu Jan 8 11:35:16 2004

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