Homemade Silver Gelitain Emulsion Under 80 Degrees

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  1. Bwright

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    Is it possible to apply a silver gelitain emulsion to a film or plate while keeping the temperature under 80 degrees or so farenheit?
     
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    Prob'ly not, though I'm not well versed on such things. Consider that your silver gelatin emulsion is similar in many respects to Jell-O. With 80° being easily around ambient temperature in some climes, I wouldn't want my emulsion running all over the place when trying to expose—unless I were doing wet plate. But then I'd be using egg white, methinks. :smile: