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mhcfires
09-28-2013, 02:34 PM
This is my first attempt using Harmon Positive Paper. Kodak 5x7 2D, exposed at EI=3, Symmar 210mm/5.6 @5.6 for 4 sec. Developed in HC110 Dilution B, no pre-flash.

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cliveh
09-28-2013, 02:39 PM
What are you printing from?

ME Super
09-28-2013, 03:06 PM
Light! No negative needed with direct positive paper because it's made for pos-pos (or scene-pos).

erikg
09-28-2013, 04:11 PM
In other words direct capture. Very nice, I'd like to try that paper sometime.

cliveh
09-28-2013, 04:21 PM
If you are using paper for direct capture in the camera, why not use ordinary paper and reverse through contact with another sheet of paper?

ME Super
09-28-2013, 05:39 PM
This might be why: http://www.shutterbug.com/content/harman-direct-positive-paper-pinhole-photograms-large-format-dpp-one

jnanian
09-28-2013, 06:08 PM
hi mike

great stuff!

rorye
09-28-2013, 09:57 PM
Michael, is it a pretty neutral colored paper?

mhcfires
09-28-2013, 10:02 PM
Michael, is it a pretty neutral colored paper?

Yes, it seems to be. It is a fiber based paper, I don't think Ilford ever did release the RC paper. Some problems in production, not sure.


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bvy
09-28-2013, 10:20 PM
Yes, it seems to be. It is a fiber based paper, I don't think Ilford ever did release the RC paper. Some problems in production, not sure.


m

http://www.apug.org/forums/forum172/119464-harman-dpp-resin-coated.html

pasiasty
09-30-2013, 07:24 AM
exposed at EI=3
I'd say it would need EI=1.5 for skin tones, very even lighting, and no snow white subjects in the picture, as it is very contrasty.

pasiasty
09-30-2013, 07:34 AM
If you are using paper for direct capture in the camera, why not use ordinary paper and reverse through contact with another sheet of paper?
Fun factor of using something unusual.
You have to develop only once.
You don't need any copying frame.
No negative - no more prints, every single picture is unique item.
You get it mirrored (left-right swapped).

It would be interesting to reverse develop ordinary paper, but for sure someone has already tried...

Terry Christian
09-30-2013, 07:51 AM
This is good to know. I've previously tried Harman DPP at EI 6 and developed in Ilford Multigrade, but got an overly pinkish image that was light grey and lacked contrast.

SMBooth
11-01-2013, 11:43 PM
Because variety is the spice of life.

Try preflashing it improves the speed and better contrast, also look good when selenium toned

RalphLambrecht
11-02-2013, 07:43 PM
I'd say it would need EI=1.5 for skin tones, very even lighting, and no snow white subjects in the picture, as it is very contrasty.

tat's where the pre flash and/or a yello taking filter helps.

Reinhold
12-24-2013, 04:48 PM
I just posted some spectral response curves for various filter colors when used on Harmon DP papers over at LFPF:
http://www.largeformatphotography.in...-Images/page27

Reinhold
www.re.inventedPhotoEquip.com

RalphLambrecht
01-05-2014, 09:42 AM
looks about rightif you like less contrast, use a diffusion filter for a pre flash and/orvery soft lightand/orhighly diluted developer and always a yellow#8 FILTER AT EI3.of course regular paperinversed through contact printing(aka paper negatives )works too.
£ filter£

miha
01-05-2014, 09:51 AM
I have two boxes of Harman DPP waiting to be loaded. The great thing (for me) is that the paper can be ordered inexpensively from Harman shop directly. Their shipping costs are modest too.

sly
01-05-2014, 12:01 PM
Take care of that paper! Keep it in the fridge or freezer. I loaded my last 2 sheets in a film holder last spring or summer. With family and health issues I lost track of it and just re-discovered it. Shot them both and developed in fresh developer. Even mid tone gray across both sheets........

RalphLambrecht
01-07-2014, 06:45 AM
Take care of that paper! Keep it in the fridge or freezer. I loaded my last 2 sheets in a film holder last spring or summer. With family and health issues I lost track of it and just re-discovered it. Shot them both and developed in fresh developer. Even mid tone gray across both sheets........

can Simon please comment?:(