Re: I'm back! Hi to all + Silane?
2008/6/17 Loris Medici <email@example.com>:
> Hi Keith. Well, actually I was the best with the AK-47; all three rounds -
> after calibration - hit exactly the same spot (dead center) from 25m /
> ~75'... ;)
Very impressive? Was that using the Sony Vibration Reduction? :)
Even if it was fun for the first moments, now I absolutely
> don't like the idea of firing bullets -> thinking about the
> OK, will try w/o Silane first. The key point is good cleaning of glass I
> I wasn't in the list but I occasionally lurked in the archives - and saw
> your prints on Masa. Truly gorgeous work. Congrats! Makes me envy ;)
Thanks! I'm processing without any backing and dry-mounting the
finished prints. The texture of the masa is pretty boring, but it
does have a nice smooth luster that I've become quite fond of.
> 16 Haziran 2008, Pazartesi, 7:20 pm tarihinde, Keith Gerling yazmış:
>> Hey, Loris - Welcome back! I'm glad you survived the rigors of
>> military life - and hoping your superiors kept your aging reflexes
>> away from the ammunition :)
>> I never had any success with silane, but I never went to the lengths
>> mentioned in this thread. I've never seen the need for it - gelatin
>> coats very nicely on clean glass.
>> I'm not sure you were present on the list when I was issuing praises
>> of masa paper for gum, but if not, then here is a big THANK YOU for
>> turning me onto it. I love it and it has totally changed my approach
>> to gum printing.
>> Welcome back!
>> On Sun, Jun 15, 2008 at 12:46 PM, Loris Medici <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>>> Hi to all,
>>> I'm (finally) back home after 6 months of military service.
>>> As you can easily understand, I'm craving for taking photographs and
>>> making alt prints. My current priority is working with glass; during
>>> summer, I want to make cyanotypes and gum prints on glass.
>>> Browsing the internet, I came across with compounds with the generic
>>> "silane". What I understand is that silane compounds can be used as
>>> intermediate material, to help alt process emulsions (or gelatin
>>> adhering to glass.
>>> Is there anyone using silane for such purposes? What is your procedure?
>>> (My plan is to silanize the glass - which is a self-assembly process as
>>> understand it - then coat it with hardened gelatine and then put the alt
>>> process emulsion on top of this sandwitch...)
>>> What are your suggestions?
>>> Thanks in advance,
>>> P.S. I'm very happy for being around again!