Re: Thinking of building a UV contact box...

From: Michael Heath ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/29/04-11:17:25 AM Z
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>From: Jeff Dilcher <>
>Subject: Re: Thinking of building a UV contact box...
>Date: Thu, 29 Jul 2004 11:32:54 -0400
>Thanks for the response.
>It has been a while since I did any wet enlarging work.
>I am thinking of contact printing some (hopefully) digital contact
>From some quick research, it would seem that AZO in Amidol might
>be a good combo. Any comments? Any preferred vendor for the AZO or
>Amidol? I noticed Photog's Forumulary has a couple of Amidol paper
>developers, one entitled something like "Weston's"- not sure which
>one I should probably start with.
>Thanks for the help!!!
>On Thu, Jul 29, 2004 at 09:59:34AM -0400, Sandy King wrote:
> > Highly effective, but printing times would be incredibly short, much
> > too short to be practical in my estimation. If you want to contact
> > print with traditional silver papers just hang a light bulb three or
> > four feet from the printing frame. I have printed with AZO this way
> > and exposure times are in the 5-10 second range with a 65 watt R40
> > bulb. And AZO is much slower than silver papers destined for
> > projection printing. For regular silver printing a five or ten watt
> > bulb will probably provide all the light you need.
> >
> > Sandy Kig
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> > >Aside from some of the alt.processes, will a uv or Black light box be
> > >very effective at also contact printing on traditional silver paper?
> >

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