RE: Inkjet negatives and Van Dyke Brownprints

From: Judy Seigel ^lt;>
Date: 11/19/04-11:09:09 PM Z
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On Fri, 19 Nov 2004, Joe Smigiel wrote:
> I also started to use your recommendation of a citric acid bath instead
> of a running water wash at the beginning of the processing steps. I
> don't see as dramatic a shift now as the hypo is used but presumably
> that is because the initial acidified water shifts the tone & color
> closer to its final stage before the acidic hypo solution reacts with
> it.

It's possible that with the citric acid bath the difference isn't so
critical, or maybe disappears, but my students doing variables tests found
that a *five* minute soak in (plain) water before fixing made a much
brighter stronger VDB.

Received on Fri Nov 19 23:09:48 2004

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