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Re: Re: Alt-emulsion-projection



Ah Camden,

Are you pulling my leg or do you not see my tongue firmly planted in cheek?

Sam

> 
> From: Camden Hardy <camden@hardyphotography.net>
> Date: 2006/10/19 Thu AM 10:23:56 EDT
> To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
> Subject: Re: Alt-emulsion-projection
> 
> Sam,
> 
> I'm curious about the glowing reports you mentioned, since I've heard
> nothing but bad things (especially on this list) about cyanotype rex.  I
> would be interested to hear the other side, though...could you point me in
> the direction of some good, unbiased articles/reviews/etc. about the rex
> process?
> 
> Camden Hardy
> 
> camden[at]hardyphotography[dot]net
> http://www.hardyphotography.net
> 
> 
> 
> On Thu, October 19, 2006 6:43 am, sam wang wrote:
> > Great idea for an installation project, David!
> >
> > I would only add that other than what you have proposed, you would want
> > to use a subject dressed in black, dancing under moonlight. Also, I
> > would convert your camera into a pinhole camera. The effects would be
> > spectacular.
> >
> > Cyanotype Rex, from the glowing reports I've read, would be the perfect
> > emulsion for this project. Remember to add the Royal Photographic
> > Society Fellow to your list of credits.
> >
> > Do let us know what grade you receive for the project.
> >
> > Sam
> >
> > On Oct 18, 2006, at 7:11 PM, David Elinoff wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> My current project may require an alternative photographic emulsion.
> >> Iíve
> >> mostly considered Cyanotype Rex as a route for experimentation and it
> >> appears to be my best bet, however, Iím not certain.
> >>
> >> Basically, an image will be captured and subsequently projected,
> >> without
> >> development (the result of this exposure may either be positive or
> >> negative). I donít expect this to behave like normal motion picture
> >> film Ė
> >> Iím not expecting any miracles, and I imagine I will sacrifice speed
> >> for
> >> simplicity and legibility. This emulsion only requires to be so fast
> >> as to
> >> register some change in the frame, but perhaps just slow enough for the
> >> image to last at least a second or two before Ďfadingí under the
> >> projection lamp.
> >>
> >> The installation will utilize computer controlled 16mm
> >> analyzer-projectors
> >> that I have developed, and will modify for realization of this work.
> >> I hope I will be applying cyanotype (or another emulsion applicable for
> >> this purpose) to gelatin coated 16mm clear leader soon. Before I get
> >> mired
> >> in the chemistry, Iíd appreciate any recommendations from the list
> >> since
> >> Iím a bit out of my element and wondering whether Iím barking up the
> >> wrong
> >> tree (or barking mad, thatís a possibility!).
> >>
> >> Thanks for your advice and suggestions.
> >>
> >> -David L. Elinoff
> >>
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