Harden those tintypes

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by kevin klein, May 29, 2007.

  1. kevin klein

    kevin klein Member

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    It has come to my attention this past month that the dry tintype must be hardened befor development in the Dektol/thyocyanate developer.

    Below you can find an exhample of what can happen without hardening. (.5 gm alum: to 1 oz. water. harden 1 min.)

    Using developer D-19(dev 3 min) with cyanate requires no hardening but the plate is not as bright.
     

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