From: Andrew Epstein (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: 10/12/03-01:37:58 PM Z
It's on his web site at
At 08:42 AM 10/12/2003 -0500, you wrote:
> Could you tell me how o where can I get the Dan Burkholder's platinum curve,
> and if possible for more printers??
> Osky Burstein (argentina)
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: <mailto:email@example.com>Andrew Epstein
>> Sent: Saturday, October 11, 2003 10:27 PM
>> Subject: Re: Cyanotype Negative Help
>> I've had success with lots of different films, each producing it's own
>> unique character. Recently I've been using three different films on a
>> regular basis, all eventually made into digital negs printed on Pictorico
>> OHP . I scanned the 35mm negs on a Nikon 4000 neg scanner and the medium
>> format on an Imacon Flextight and used Dan Burkholder's platinum curve for
>> printing on an Epson 2000P. Right now I am printing on Crane's 90# Cover
>> Paper, Natural White, Wove using Mike Ware's New Cyanotype formula.:
>> 1. Kodak Technical Pan exposed at ASA 25 developed in Technidol for 11 min.
>> at 20 degrees celsius. I use this film for macro photos of flowers and fauna
>> in natural light.
>> 2. Ilford Delta 3200 exposed at ASA 1600, 3200, and 6400 in Ilfotec DD-X for
>> 8, 9.5, and 12.5 minutes respectively at 20 degrees celsius. I use this film
>> when I'm feeling grainy...
>> 3. Fuji Neopan 400 exposed at ASA 800 developed in TMax Developer for 7.25
>> min at 20 degrees celsius. This is my all purpose film, producing a very
>> nice balance of tonality and contrast suitable for producing digital negs,
>> plus it's inexpensive.
>> Hope this helps.
>> At 10:05 AM 10/10/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>>> I received the following off-list request for information about cyanotype
>>> negatives. Unfortunately my experience with cyanotype is rather limited and
>>> I don't feel competent to answer the question. If anyone would like to
>>> respond to this I will pass the information on to the interested party.
>>> I'm interested in making cyanotypes and found your web article,
>>> "Ultraviolet Light Sources for Printing with the Alternative Processes"
>>> to be extremely thorough and very informative.
>>> If you would be so kind, I'd be very grateful if you would please
>>> pass along the name of the film (and ISO you prefer) that gives the
>>> longest density range in negatives; thus producing the widest
>>> tonality for optimal printing results.
>>> In addition, please include the following:
>>> * name of film developer
>>> * developing temperature
>>> * developing time
>>> * agitation requirements
>>> Thanking you in advance for your time and help.
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