Re: Re: My first attempt - digital negatives.

From: [email protected]
Date: 02/11/05-09:36:56 AM Z
Message-id: <20050211153701.PNRY25879.out010.verizon.net@outgoing.verizon.net>

Make that "contact" print.

George
>
> From: res1dvao@verizon.net
> Date: 2005/02/11 Fri PM 12:56:05 GMT
> To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: Re: My first attempt - digital negatives.
>
> One of the reasons for the inkjet negative is so you dont have to dodge and burn. You do that in Photoshop, make the perfect negative then do a straight dontact print. As to time, that does seem a bit long but if it makes a good print then it is the right time. Good luck. You will get it right. It just takes time and money.
>
> George
> >
> > From: Ehud Yaniv <eyaniv@telus.net>
> > Date: 2005/02/11 Fri AM 06:57:02 GMT
> > To: Alt-Photo-Process-L <alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca>
> > Subject: My first attempt - digital negatives.
> >
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > I have been trying to make digital negatives for silver printing, while I am
> > learning photography and until I can move to alt-processes.
> >
> > I have been using Pictorico High Gloss White and the Dan Burkholder Inkjet
> > Companion template with an Epson 1280 printer and stock inks. So far I have
> > made 4 negatives and yesterday I got to try to print one during my basic
> > darkroom class.
> >
> > I have not yet made a final print due to the end of class but I was up to 5
> > minutes and 20 seconds with 70 magenta in the colour head of the enlarger at
> > f4 and 50 mm lens. The enlarger height was set to 70 and the light was
> > focussed through an empty 35 mm film holder.
> >
> > My question, is this length of time unusual? I think I still need to add
> > about 20 % more time to get some separation between the 0 and 5 % on the
> > included step wedge.
> >
> > Any suggestions would be gratefully accepted as I have limited darkroom time
> > as I still need to do assignments to complete the course.
> >
> > Ehud
> >
> > PS: Yesterday I learned to dodge and burn for the first time. It was
> > actually quite wonderful to make some fine changes to a photograph. That is
> > to say, to have some - limited, control. I still felt like I was all
> > thumbs.
> >
> > __________
> > Ehud Yaniv
> > Still Light Photography
> > www.still-light.com
> >
> >
>
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Received on Fri Feb 11 09:37:15 2005

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