From: Steve Shapiro (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 05/17/00-08:55:22 AM Z
POT Metabisulfite seems to reduce the pyro stain.
----- Original Message -----
From: Cor Breukel <email@example.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 17, 2000 4:47 AM
Subject: Re: Reducing Pyro negs
> It is said that in that a diluted acid (acetic) should remove the stain,
> but in my hands this didn't work 9even applied a drop of glacial acetic
> acid with no effect). Maybe you could consider bleaching and fixing away
> the silver image? No personal experience here, so you better test
> Adam Kimball wrote:
> > Hey all,
> > I've got a few negatives that are simply too dense to be
> > printed easily in platinum. They read 1.9 on a b&w
> > transmission densitometer, and have a *good* deal of stain -
> > they seem to be printing as if they were near 2.3 or more.
> > Anyway, the exposures are taking around 35 minutes and its
> > killing me. I'm sure farmer's reducer would work fine with
> > them, but if there is a more optimal reducer - I'll use it.
> > Much thanks,
> > Adam
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