Toning Satista

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  1. payral

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    Is-it possible to tone Satista print and what is the way to do it ?
     
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    Satista is a variaton of the kallitype process and you should follow similar toning procedures, i.e. tone before fixing if using a gold, palladum or platinum toner. If you tone with selenium you should fix and wash the print before toning.

    Toning will result in a print that has the same physical make-up as a kallitype so the only difference between Satista and regualr kallitype is in the method of making the print. I have used both methods and prefer the kallitype method, but individual working habits and conditions may make Satista easier for some people.

    Sandy
     
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    Hello Philippe,

    As Sandy wrote Satista toned as Kallitype
    I did some platinum , palladium and gold toning on satista and getgood rsult with all three. You could use the formula available in the Sandy's article on Kalitype on unblinkingeye, but any salt peint , albumen print toning formula work.
     
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    Thanks Sandy & Christian for your reply