The wrinkling problem is eliminated by coating wet paper.
Originally Posted by Photo Engineer
Soak the paper in filtered or distilled water for as many seconds as it takes to wet through and then squeegee the paper flat onto a piece of sheet glass. If the paper seems delicate, place a piece of thin mylar on the paper and squeegee over that. I recycle old Clear Bags for the purpose. You can reuse them quite a few times. Start with gentle motions out from the center and then increase the pressure of your passes with the squeegee. It'll only take a minute. Make sure to get all the excess water and bubbles removed and you'll be good to go. Remove the mylar, coat, let the emulsion set up, but not dry completely, and then hang to dry. I usually put alligator clips on the bottom corners to prevent curling.
Last edited by dwross; 06-15-2010 at 12:05 PM. Click to view previous post history.
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