RE: New Cyanotype

From: Loris Medici ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 05/14/04-05:34:46 AM Z
Message-id: <003a01c439a7$772d5dc0$ce02500a@altinyildiz.boyner>

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott []
> Sent: Friday, May 14, 2004 2:21 PM
> To:
> Subject: Re: New Cyanotype
> I think there is a misunderstanding here, what I was saying
> is that with the New Cyanotype there is less of the
> sensitizer coming off in the wash than with traditional
> formulas. Also, with the addition of a few drops of 40%

Oops! It seems that I confused "bleeding" with "staining" - Not a big
mistake maybe; if it bleeds than there's more probability of staining.
> citric acid added to the sensitizer (just before coating) you
> will be able to print New Cyanotype on a greater number of
> papers.

Thanks again for the trick. In my experience citric acid affects
contrast very extremely; I had very flat prints with citric acid and
classic cyanotype. Will try it to see its effects to new cyanotype.

> As for the Dmax question, I do get higher Dmax with
> New Cyanotype vs. traditional formulas.

I definitely misunderstood that! Good news then :) That's exactly why
I'm interested in the new cyanotype.

Thanks for the clarification.

Received on Fri May 14 09:06:40 2004

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