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    The next experiment should be applying 400,000 V to the rear ends of Kodak management team
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    Quote Originally Posted by aca91 View Post
    I was looking for a post like this (I know it's old). I have many question regarding those pictures: can this process be made with any kind of emulsion? I want to do something similar on a home made emulsion on canvas. Also. how can I generate a static discharge like that one? Can you guess a way of obtaining such results?

    Thank you very much, I hope someone answers.


    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Van_de_Graaff_generator

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    With a Tesla Coil you can get millions of volts!

    I agree that Kodak might get moving with that applied to management.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
    With a Tesla Coil you can get millions of volts!

    I agree that Kodak might get moving with that applied to management.

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    So you can with a Van de Graaff. But a Tesla coil does not produce static electricity; not that that matters for these purposes.

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    It is the intense blast of UV along with the jagged path of static electricity across the film that makes pretty patterns.

    It is the million volts of lightning that gets management moving.

    Sorry I was unclear.

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    I'm trying to work out what's more impressive, the beautiful images or the scientific explanations... Ohhh, photography.

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    This is not "photography" because it does not involve light but "electrography" because it is electricity which forms the image on the electricity-sensitive film.

    I therefore think this discussion should be moved to the sister site EPUG (ElectroPhotography User Group) because it doesn't belong here

    By the way, ask a digital photographer if he can do that with his camera!
    Fabrizio Ruggeri fine art photography site: http://fabrizio-ruggeri.artistwebsites.com
    Stock images at Imagebroker: http://www.imagebroker.com/#/search/ib_fbr

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    This is "photography", pure and simple.

    The static discharge emits light just like lightning and just like lightning it can be imaged on film. Nothing magic.

    PE

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    Quote Originally Posted by Photo Engineer View Post
    This is "photography", pure and simple.

    The static discharge emits light just like lightning and just like lightning it can be imaged on film. Nothing magic.

    PE
    I beg to differ PE!

    IMHO, ALL photography is at least a little bit magic
    Matt

    “Photography is a complex and fluid medium, and its many factors are not applied in simple sequence. Rather, the process may be likened to the art of the juggler in keeping many balls in the air at one time!”

    Ansel Adams, from the introduction to The Negative - The New Ansel Adams Photography Series / Book 2

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    I think I'm loosing something big here. What is a dry lab?

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