realized that my hot water wasn't, well, hot water.
for years i have been saving energy on my gas bill by skimping on my hot water ...
and now ... i know i can't do it anymore !
i turned the water up a but in heat, and now ... my liquid emulsion is nice and runny !
no more troubles coating plates, or glass, it just runs and its much easier than dealing
with no so runny emulsion and a cold plate ! ...
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4 hours exposed but levels adjusted in PS otherwise i'd stick it in the gallery
the untweeked is in the gallery ...
Updated 03-29-2013 at 07:04 PM by jnanian
paper is a piece of cake
glass isn't too hard
metal, not too easy.
it doesn't like to coat evenly
it doesn't like to coat thin ( and evenly )
i can see why people give up or claim it "doesn't work"
i figure people shot coated metal plates from the 1880s until the 1920s-30s
it must work its just a matter of getting it right...
i reclaimed the toaster oven's pizza stone and heated it in the toaster at
the snow was coming down, and it was cold ...
i plugged in the hot plate and put the wok ontop ... it took
a while but it got warm and eventually hot ...
i poured a plastic bucket of green beans into the wok and waited.
my nose was cold, my cheeks and fingers ... eventually i used my wooden spoon
and stirred the beans.
they smoked a little, the guy walking his dog asked what i was up to, i chatted and kept stirring ...
i turned down the
i have a couple more from my not allowed on apug series
they are from the same location, taken at the same time ..
now its all snow and cold but then it was warm and cheery !
anyhow ... my local staples provided me with the negatives
and the sun provided the UV
i provided the peroxide, water and washing soda ...
as i mentioned in my last entry, these are part of a series i am working on
to entice the powers that be to hire me to