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

From: Nick Makris ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 07/29/04-12:24:23 PM Z
Message-id: <000e01c47599$470bfab0$2402a8c0@p266>

Jeff, I speak from great experience with this type of film (Ceramic
Particle Coating) - it is very probably a great UV blocker which makes it ok
for silver and lousy for UV processes.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jeff Dilcher" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, July 29, 2004 11:11 AM
Subject: Re: Thinking of building a UV contact box...

> Hi folks,
> Thanks for answering my questions. I may work with just silver based
contact printing, at least
> until I am confident in my digital negative enlargements- if I can get
that process down to my satisfaction,
> then I'll go full tilt, and build the UV box and try some more exotic alt
> I think my initial challenges are going to be consistantly getting a
negative with what I consider to be a smooth
> and accurate tonal scale. I've been reading some Burkholder, and some
other stuff on the net. I have an Epson 1280,
> and have been getting reasonable quality doing standard inkjet paper
prints w/ quadtone inks.
> Perhaps I should start w/ something more basic as to paper/developer while
I am first twiddling w/ negative
> enlargment? I hate to waste to much expensive paper and developer.
> Also, don't know if many of you are doing inkjet negatives, but was
wondering if anyone has any comments
> on relative merits of this pictorico high gloss white film:
Received on Thu Jul 29 12:24:39 2004

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