[Alt-photo] digital neg drying

johnbrewerphotography at gmail.com johnbrewerphotography at gmail.com
Sun May 7 20:47:06 UTC 2017


Hi Bob

I use a hairdryer (low heat) on the non ink side until the milkiness has gone and then leave it for 15 mins for it to cool down.

John 

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> On 7 May 2017, at 6:13 pm, Bob Cornelis via Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> 
> I usually try to let my digital negs sit overnight to "cure" but sometimes,
> especially when doing a lot of testing, that is really inconvenient.
> 
> How long have you found you need to let negs sit before using them without
> adverse consequences?
> 
> I've sometimes used a hair dryer on the back of the negs, but I have no
> idea how long to do that or if there is some sign that the neg is ready for
> use when accelerating the process that way.
> 
> I'm using an Epson 11880 on Pictorico Ultra film with both QTR (pt/pd) and
> straight driver (cyanotype).
> 
> Thanks
> Bob
> 
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