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Re: 2 tricolor gums

First of all congratulations on your new light source. Does the vacuum
frame work? If yes that's definitely a very nice setup then -> I want one
also! I hope I will have some time soon, to build mine...

Whoa!? That makes me laugh when thinking about all that speculation we did
on exposure times before :)


21 Kasım 2008, Cuma, 11:28 pm tarihinde, Keith Gerling yazmış:
> Well, Loris, it's kind of strange how that worked out.  I was loading
> a new roll of paper on the printer and it was much thinner than the
> 18LB I had used before.  It turns out that I had been using 24LB that
> was mis-labeled.  My exposure times are much shorter now.  And
> contrary to what I've been told about the NuArc, it is MUCH faster
> than my fluorescent bulbs.
> The non-oiled 18LB is much more splotchy and grainy than the oiled
> 24LB.  I tried using it for cyanotype and the results were horrible.
> But it is very nice not having to deal with those oily negatives.
> 2008/11/21 Loris Medici <mail@loris.medici.name>:
>> Great job Keith! You seem to always find a way to to the "undoable" ;)
>> With so much dedication and hard work I'm sure you'll bring these to
>> your
>> liking (they're beatiful to my eyes)...
>> BTW, I see that you started using non-oiled negatives; what about your
>> exposure times? Are they still unbearably long or did you change
>> something?
>> Regards,
>> Loris.