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by allanw
Wed Dec 14, 2005 3:02 pm
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Processing 50 year old paper
Replies: 4
Views: 6335

Old paper

Thanks for the response. I don't expect to get good prints, just the best that can be gotten for such old paper. I've been happily surprised with very old Velox contact paper, and with very old (50-60) film. Actually, I think film holds up better than paper. I have used 20-30 year old room temperatu...
by allanw
Mon Dec 12, 2005 11:12 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: using paper dev with film
Replies: 4
Views: 6560

Re: using paper dev with film

What is the effect you are attempting to get? In the distant past, i did used Dextol to get very grainly negs. It is a bit too high energy for normal use. Hey guys i'm looking to dev some work i recently did with paper dev. I have done it in the past, and am looking forward to the end results. I jus...
by allanw
Sun Dec 11, 2005 11:03 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Processing 50 year old paper
Replies: 4
Views: 6335

Processing 50 year old paper

I want to use some 50-60 year old paper. I've collected a sampling of some of the great old papers and want to print using them. In the past I've gotten beautiful prints from 75 year old contact speed paper, but this batch is all projection paper. I'd appreciate ideas from anyone who has done this, ...
by allanw
Sun Dec 11, 2005 10:52 am
Forum: The Digitaltruth Forum
Topic: Neopan 1600 ---> 3200 w/ Microdol-X
Replies: 8
Views: 10364

Not Worthless

D-76 is not only not worthless, it is still a very good developer for general use (plus, it does not have to be mixed 5L at a time). And in this case, for pushing Neopan 1600. But Neopan 1600 is not the best film to push. It really is not a very pushable film. Any of the other high speed B&W films w...