Polaroid emulsion lifts

Discussion in 'Alternative Processes' started by Fintan, Nov 11, 2004.

  1. Fintan

    Fintan Member

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    I'd like to try this technique but wondering if 6x6 is too small to bother?

    Does anyone have any good links or info on lifting?

    fintan
     
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    http://www.pacificsites.com/~hdupre/

    and kathleen carr's books both are good references and well worth the money.

    6x6 is a little small, 4x5 is better. You could start to experiment with 6x6 - there is a "learning curve" with the technique.
     
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    Ole Moderator Staff Member Moderator

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    Try http://www.polaroid.com then "Creative Techniques:How to".

    This isn't quite the way I have done it, but it works (so does my way :wink:)
     
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    We also do them with the 669 film which is much smaller than 4 x 5 but just as much fun. Much more colorful than a transfer.
     
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    wow, i didnt realise you could tone them aswell, that should have been obvious.

    thanks for the info
     
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    you can also use slide film, place in a daylab to enlarge to what ever size you wish, depending on the base size of the daylab of course.
     
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    Thanks Melisa (and Ann and Ole and kchittenden)! Something I 've wanted to try for a while but never knew it was so easy (relatively speaking).