RE: my first van dyke!!

From: Breukel, C. (HKG) ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/11/05-09:01:24 AM Z
Message-id: <CE29D3825485344B9909EEADF243B074092378@mailc.lumcnet.prod.intern>

Hi Sandy,

I use a contact frame, with quite strong springs on the back, but yes, it might explain. I also use a bank of 6 UV tubes , about 5 cm from the printing frame,

Best,

Cor

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandy King [mailto:sanking@clemson.edu]
> Sent: dinsdag 11 oktober 2005 16:56
> To: alt-photo-process-l@sask.usask.ca
> Subject: RE: my first van dyke!!
>
>
> Cor,
>
> Do you expose with a contact printing frame or a vacuum easel? I have
> been using 3 mil Mylar with a vacuum frame and have not noticed any
> discernible difference in sharpness even with material that thick.
>
>
> Sandy
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> >Do not know about other materials, but I tried Saran wrap (have to
> >dig up the width, pretty thin I would say), but on smooth surface
> >paper like Simili Japon I always saw a decrease of sharpness, enough
> >to not use it again, and run the risk of damage my negative (none so
> >far, only a stepwedge)
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> >best,
> >
> >Cor
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> --- Dan Burkholder <fdanb@aol.com> wrote:
> >>
> >> > Sorry, that Pearl Paint link if for frosted Mylar. Try
> this instead:
> >> >
> >> > http://www.tapplastics.com/shop/product.php?pid=255
> >> >
> >> > These rolls are 24" wide by 50' and sell for $25.50.
> >> >
> >> > The Hobby Lobby rolls of 0.002" Mylar are 20" by 12'
> and cost $6.99.
> >> >
> >> > Hope this helps!
> >> >
> >> > Dan
> >> >
> >> > Dan Burkholder wrote on 10/10/05, 9:19 PM:
> >> >
> >> > >
> >> > > Pearl Paint has some listed but it looks like 0.003" is
> >> their thinnest:
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --
> >> > www.danburkholder.com
> >> > www.tinytutorials.com
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >>
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Received on Tue Oct 11 09:02:08 2005

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