RE: Van Dyke and Kallitype
When you double coat dmax doesn't sucks Don (but it's still weaker than
Kallitype) - that's exactly why I double coat Vandyke. BTW, I consider
double coating as a real PIA. Therefore I think VDB sucks when compared to
Kallitype - that's a totally and purely subjective opinion.
From: Don Bryant [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 20 Eylül 2006 Çarşamba 19:17
Subject: RE: Van Dyke and Kallitype
Sandy and Loris,
In practice, however, very few people make negatives with enough contrast
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