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Re: Anybody experimented with Argyrotypes?


I've been following this thread with interest... great tips and good to see others also experimenting with these processes.

I was just wondering what you were referring to with "pt/pd". I get the feeling it's going to be another technique to look into ...

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2009/4/21 Loris Medici <mail@loris.medici.name>
I see. Let's hope Sam's nice suggestion works for you then -> if you're
still interested in making Agryrotypes, that is. Also definitely try COT
320 (for whatever iron process), it's a really good paper. (If they didn't
changed it!) I was happy with my Argyrotypes because I was always toning
them with gold (which is pretty good priced in my location) -> which would
give convincing blacks almost every time... Never liked the results I was
getting with selenium and Vandykes (too yellow for my taste) therefore I
never tried to tone my Argyrotypes in selenium. I would prefer pt/pd every
time against Argyrotypes - no question! (Ease and quality.)

Is there any on-line gallery showing those prints?

To anyone: please let me know if you're coming to Istanbul/Turkey. I'd
like to meet (and provide any help you need - if I can - with utmost