[alt-photo] Re: Copy film (Kodak 4125)
ejnphoto at sbcglobal.net
Fri Oct 29 03:53:10 GMT 2010
Kevin, Are you using this for platinum printing? This was the frustrating
part of trying to make the transition between 4125 days and all the rest;
testing , batch to batch changes, waste of time, etc.
Eric Neilsen Photography
4101 Commerce Street, Suite 9
Dallas, TX 75226
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Subject: [alt-photo] Re: Copy film (Kodak 4125)
Okay, first off, sorry for the empty reply. I'm using a laptop for the first
time and am still getting used to it. I keep touching the mouse pad while I
type and depending on where the mouse happens to be I'll send the email
before I've typed.
Anyway, I have tried the Adox Copy. It is useable for small jobs. However,
it isn't consistent enough from batch to batch. The problem we run into with
most of the film we have tested is that once we test a small amount (usually
100 sheets or so) and decide to give it a wider testing the next batch of
film that comes in isn't anywhere near what the the last batch was like.
There have been coating problems, different base color and density curves
that are nowhere close to previous curves.
I won't go into a lot of how we make the 21 step, among others, but I can
say what we use. We use approximately 10,000 sheets of IOP a year along with
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