From: Christopher Lovenguth (email@example.com)
Date: 09/25/02-09:56:27 PM Z
Everything is listed on www.newdags.com. I get my plates from Theiss which
is listed under resources on that website. I would really study that site
and plan what to do because this process is not cheap and the chemicals even
just with the Becquerel method are not the safest in the world. I've been
messing around now since about April and I am finally getting results now.
Also you really have to think visually how the final product is going to
look like since daguerreotypes are very unique in the fact that the image
moves in and out of positive and negative and it affects the composition.
From: filmpro [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
Sent: Wednesday, September 25, 2002 7:18 PM
Subject: RE: Was someone asking about printing daguerreotypes from film?
>Now with the photofloods, I know they have hardly any UV light but I have
>read that even a 100 watt tungsten bulb will develop out the plate, so I
>started trying that first to expose the plate with the chrome film. I kept
>getting no results so as a last resort I tried the 500 watt photoflood. I
>started at 10 minutes and have eventually found out after several tries
>it needs only about 25 seconds. I think a UV light source might actually be
>too powerful for what I'm doing if it only takes a few seconds with a
Where are, and what are your plates costing you? I want to try this
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