On Thu, 7 Apr 1994 Our planet is the mental institution of the universe. -Goethe@vast.unsw.edu.au wrote:
> Hello, either this is a really low-volume list, or I'm not getting my mail.
> Anyway, I am having a problem with my VanDyke Brown prints: after developing,
> fixing, and rinsing, the silver appears to be washing off some. The effect is
> even over the whole print, and does not appear to be over-fixing. The problem
> seems to be occuring after the fixer. I'm printing on Rives BFK white paper
> with a starch sizing (the only one feasible for me), rinsing in 68 degree tap
> water. I think the water's a little on the hard side, is that the problem? I
> haven't tried distilled water, but I think I will. Any suggestions or comments
> are welcome. Thanks,
> P.S. Isn't there a digital/electronic imaging list out there? Anyone know
> anything about it?