Newton ring problem

Discussion in 'Contact Printing' started by Donsta, May 17, 2005.

  1. Donsta

    Donsta Member

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    I am getting a lot of Newton rings when I do silver contact prints (bizarrely, they never seem to be noticable with other processes). I am using a Bostick and Sullivan frame and mostly Ilford HP5. Does anyone have any suggestions?
     
  2. Loose Gravel

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    You can use anti-Newton ring glass in your frame or you can use the cheap way by replacing the glass with white plexi. This will cost you a couple of stops, but for silver contact printing, that isn't usually an issue. It also means you can't see the neg for dodging and burning.