RE: facial tanners for UV light?
This is what I use. http://www.johnbrewerphotography.com/UVunit.pdf
Hope that helps.
From: Gregg Kemp [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: 02 March 2008 15:54
Subject: Re: facial tanners for UV light?
I have seen some low-end models for around $100.00 new and going for
around $50 on ebay. These are all four 15w bulbs.
On Mar 2, 2008, at 10:23 AM, Christina Z. Anderson wrote:
> How much does a facial tanner unit cost? I bought my 11x14 Edwards
> lightbox for $500 a while back. It is a charm. It has 8 15w bulbs
> in it, so I would first be concerned that the exposure unit you are
> talking about is not wide enough. Second, I bought my big unit from
> Sam Wang (who can chime in here) and he I think had someone build it
> for him. That has 12 20 inch 25W UVBL bulbs in it, and I can do all
> sizes up to 16x20 but if my actual print were fully 16x20 it would
> be difficult to expose the edges. I bought it used for $250 which
> has been worth every penny.
> If you are handy as a builder (I am certainly not) there is a
> diagram in the back of one of Nadeau's books on how to build one,
> and maybe somewhere else (does anyone know where else on the web is
> one?). I think the supplies only run maybe, say, $150 or so, so
> I've heard.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Gregg Kemp" <email@example.com
> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Sunday, March 02, 2008 7:39 AM
> Subject: facial tanners for UV light?
>> I spent my first day making cyanotypes yesterday and was having a
>> great time and feeling like I was making real progress. Then I
>> started losing the sun before I was ready to quit for the day. I
>> had read an article on the alternativephotography.com website
>> that mentioned using a "facial tanning solarium" and am ready to
>> buy one in order to print when I have time, rather than just sunny
>> days. I want to be sure to get something that will work, and not
>> sure of what technical requirements to look for. I have seen
>> several models advertised on the internet with four 15w UV bulbs.
>> Does anyone on this list use some type of "facial tanner" for
>> exposing prints? Any advice on brand, model or features - just
>> switch it on and off, right? Is there a better way to go for just
>> occasional printing?
>> Thanks for any help.
>> Gregg Kemp
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