You should not use Canson, it's a terrible paper
for alt process. I know this paper is popular in Brazil, but there are other
brands, try Monval and your problems will be over.
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Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 11:14
Subject: Re: haunted VDB
The prints are inside a plastic bag and kept in a folder.
I also printed o canson 200g, aparently no grauing, but the prints aren't
I can shoot some gray prints and put them in a web page for you to see
I don't use trays exclusively for a unique process, but I wash them well
On 30/09/2009, at 10:35, francis schanberger wrote:
This is a long shot but when you said
stored in a portfolio did you mean an archival storage box (non-buffered) or
a photographer's portfolio with plastic protected pages?
I noticed a
duller brown after a night of dry down when using older VDB (made over 4
Is there another paper you have printed on which
hasn't displayed the graying?
Would you be able to scan or photograph
a fresh VDB and one that has shifted after 20 days and post them to a web
Are you re-using the same trays for different processing steps
or do you dedicate one tray for each of the clearing fixing
-francis schanberger, online doctor of VDB
On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 9:18 AM, <C.Breukel@lumc.nl>
The silver image of VDB is said to be quite vulnerable
to attack (by say
pollution in the air), since the silver filaments of
VDB (if they have
that shape) are quite small, in general the smaller
filaments, the warmer/browner the image, and toning with
these silver filaments..but also changes colour (for the
Did the white parts of the image change colour
(towards yellow) because
that would indicate that you did not fix
strong enough, change of colour
of the blacks could indicate that you
did not wash the fixer out enough
(I used also a hypo-clear
...but I should stop, my experience with VDB is limited and
Subject: Re: haunted VDB
other than normal processing and washing.
30/09/2009, at 09:46, C.Breukel@lumc.nl
> Did you gold tone them?
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joao Ribeiro
Sent: woensdag 30 september 2009 14:32
> To: email@example.com
Subject: haunted VDB
> Hi Folks
printing really brown prints with traditional formula on arches
aquarelle and archiving them in a portfolio, some prints changed
> brown to gray.
> They were perfect 20 days
> Does anyone know what might be happening?
Thanks in advance,
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