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tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 01:20
Inspired by the Robin Bell thread. Post away, I'll be adding some later.

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 01:48
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4131/5038083663_a5c7e580ed.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038083663/) Dogs and girl on a beach (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038083663/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 01:58
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4086/5038718132_5cc57469be.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038718132/) South Durras Beach, New South Wales (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038718132/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 02:06
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/5038111979_59daec11ce.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038111979/) Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038111979/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 02:07
Can someone recommend a good spotting product? I've been trying with the paterson paints but failing miserably.

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 02:19
I'm sick of fibre paper for now
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4131/5038128689_1f906da01a.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038128689/) Lake Burley Griffin (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038128689/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

sanmich
09-30-2010, 02:32
I think you should first dramatically improve the prevention of such problems before thinking about spotting.
If these are only dust on the neg, you should blow some air on the neg once it's in the neg holder.
If these are on the neg, you should work on the quality of last wash, or the filtering of your chemicals.
Once your last washing is good (distilled water, photo-flo and a pich of alcohol) you should get only very small drying spots on the back of the neg, which can be cleaned easily but carefully.

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 02:35
The drying spots on the beachy ones are on the print. I didn't roll them or anything.

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 02:36
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4091/5038146201_210c52b337.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038146201/) Blinking dog (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5038146201/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

shadowfox
09-30-2010, 07:04
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4084/5019135047_4f6396051b.jpg

dfoo
09-30-2010, 07:48
Wow, I like that one... what toning did you do?

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 14:53
It's a Lith print dfoo

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4129/5040265770_6f87345a20.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5040265770/) Jackson (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5040265770/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4147/5039639915_b83986d3a1.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5039639915/) South Durres, NSW (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5039639915/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr

ChrisN
09-30-2010, 15:21
Some nice shots there Tom, lovely portrait of the lady, and some familiar scenery too. I sometimes get down to Durras and Emily Miller Point.

Here's a scan of one of my best wet prints so far (<1yr darkroom novice).

http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/4567024950_d74328e5d2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/4567024950/)
Braidwood Literary Institute (http://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/4567024950/) by Another Chris (http://www.flickr.com/people/another_chris/), on Flickr

Cheers!

tomalophicon
09-30-2010, 15:33
Good stuff Chris.
I think I met you at the last photographic fair.

shadowfox
09-30-2010, 15:46
Wow, I like that one... what toning did you do?

No toning, it's a pure Silver Gelatin print using Lith Developer. More info here (http://zuikography.com/?p=562).

Good catch, Tom!

shadowfox
09-30-2010, 15:47
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4070/4567024950_d74328e5d2_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/another_chris/4567024950/)


I like that, Chris. A stately print, if I may say :)

dfoo
09-30-2010, 16:46
No toning, it's a pure Silver Gelatin print using Lith Developer. More info here (http://zuikography.com/?p=562).

Good catch, Tom!

Man, that is deadly cool. I've never tried lith printing but after seeing that print I want to try! I'll check that site, thanks!

ChrisN
10-01-2010, 06:46
Good stuff Chris.
I think I met you at the last photographic fair.

I was certainly there, wearing my RFF cap and a nametag. I'm afraid I can't put a face to your name yet. I'll probably be at the next fair too (14 November) but I don't think I'll be selling this time.

I like that, Chris. A stately print, if I may say :)

Thanks Will - when I get the exposure and developing right, the rest is easy! :)

tomalophicon
10-01-2010, 14:09
Chris, I kept a low profile. I bought only a cable release but I was checking out your field camera.

tomalophicon
10-02-2010, 14:20
http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4152/5044851583_b168e38e26.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5044851583/)Untitled (http://www.flickr.com/photos/[email protected]/5044851583/) by Tom McDonald1 (http://www.flickr.com/people/[email protected]/), on Flickr