[alt-photo] Re: the color red

Paul Viapiano viapiano at pacbell.net
Fri Apr 1 05:42:40 GMT 2011


It says "hand painted" in the description.

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From: "francis schanberger" <frangst at gmail.com>
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Subject: [alt-photo] the color red

> Last week in NYC, I caught the Mark Morrisroe exhibit at ClampArt Gallery.
> There were a few silver gelatin prints that Morrisroe had either tweaked 
> the
> print color with developer or toner to achieve a cadmium red color. In the
> 1990's I saw some work by James Fee which achieved a similar hue. Were the
> results by these photographers due to the fact that older papers did (or 
> did
> not) have cadmium as an additive in the emulsion? Any ideas how they
> achieved their results?
> See page five of the pdf at clampart for examples.
> http://clampart.com/exhibitions/assets/Morrisroe_2011.pdf
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