RE: Van Dyke and Kallitype
Sandy and Loris,
In practice, however, very few people make negatives with enough
contrast for VDB
I must be the exception. Right now I'm looking at two VDB prints on my
office wall with excellent DMAX, midtones, and highlight gradation. Using
TMAX 400 and PyroCat-HD making negatives for VDB is pretty easy.
Just as an FYI these prints are partially gold toned and have a gold
additive in the sensitizer.
But to say that DMAX for VDB sucks doesn't match my experience. And I do