[Alt-photo] Albumin powder

Serdar Bilici sbilici at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 15:38:57 UTC 2018


It can be used as a subbing for gelatin coat. But wont hold enough
cyanotype emulsion all by itself.


On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 6:35 PM, Fernando Cruz <fernandocruzf at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hello All.
>
> And this preparation could also be used to to coat glass plates for make
> cyanotipes ?
>
> With best wishes,
>
> Fernando
>
> Fernando Cruz
>
> Artista visual
>
> *Este mensaje es confidencial, puede contener información privilegiada y
> no puede ser usado ni divulgado sin mi consentimiento escrito. Si obtiene
> esta transmisión por error, por favor destruya su contenido y avise al
> remitente. Está prohibida su retención, grabación, utilización o
> divulgación con cualquier propósito.*
>
>
>
> Galería Sextante Taller Arte Dos Grafico
>
> http://www.artedos.com/fernando-cruz
>
> 57 1 2494755 – Cel 3108686025
>
> Carrera 14 #75-29, Bogota, Colombia
> <https://maps.google.com/?q=Carrera+14+%2375-29,+Bogota,+Colombia&entry=gmail&source=g>
>
>
> Fotojueves
> instagram @fotocolombiana
> twitter @fotocolombiana
> skype fernandocruzflorez
> www.facebook.com/fotografia.colombiana
>
> http://fernandocruzf.wordpress.com/
>
> CV Fernando Cruz  <http://www.fotografiacolombiana.com/informacion/>
>
> www.fotografiacolombiana.com
>
>
> .
>
>
>
>
>
>
> 2018-01-04 9:59 GMT-05:00 Serdar Bilici via Alt-photo-process-list <
> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org>:
>
>> Hello Victor,
>>
>> Reasons similar to yours I started using powdered albumen, instead of real
>> eggs. I believe the finest quality you can get is the industrial product
>> used in food industry.
>> I bought mine from a pastry and catering oriented company. Be careful
>> powdered meringue sometimes contains starches and gums.
>>
>> I use powdered egg white mostly with collodion negatives, but it also
>> works
>> for coating thick acetate that I use for double transfer carbon printing.
>> For collodion negatives I use a formula that I took from some book but I
>> can't recall which one.
>> 1gr albumen powder, 300ml of water and 1ml of ammonia (helps with shelf
>> life).
>> I don't see any reason why it won't work with albumen prints, I recall
>> seeing formulas for that.
>>
>> But for albumen printing, whipping the egg whites denatures some proteins.
>> Aging before using ferments the sugars in it and acid also aids in
>> denaturing proteins.
>> Albumen used in printing goes through very complex process before being
>> ideal to use.
>>
>> I made a few  albumen prints and I really dislike the process, but if I
>> had
>> to do it again I would have only used real chicken eggs for it.
>> But of course experienced albumen printers would know more about it.
>>
>> For the rest I am extremely happy with powdered egg whites.
>>
>> Hope it helps
>> Serdar
>>
>> On Thu, Jan 4, 2018 at 5:18 PM, Victor Malakhov via
>> Alt-photo-process-list <
>> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
>>
>> > Hello all,
>> >
>> > first I wish you happy and healthy New Year 2018!
>> >
>> > I have a question:
>> >
>> > I'd  like to get rid off the mess with fresh eggs and permanent excess
>> > on  yolk!  I  wonder if the dry egg white powder is a good solution to
>> > use  it with albumin process and to coat my glass plates for wet plate
>> > collodion negatives.
>> >
>> > Does someone in Europe working with dry albumin? If yes, which product
>> > can you recommend?
>> >
>> > The  most additive neutral stuff I can find is from bodybuilder-scene:
>> > without sugar, salt and neutral taste - I suppose this is the best one
>> > to  go with.
>> >
>> > In  which  proportions  do  you mix it with water in order to get same
>> > consistency  like  the  natural  egg  white? Are there some unexpected
>> > troubles  with  such  albumin?
>> >
>> > Hope to get some experienced help, thanks in advance!
>> >
>> > With best wishes,
>> > Victor
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> >
>> > --
>> >
>> > _______________________________
>> >
>> > Victor Malakhov
>> >
>> > VIC TOR PHOTOGRAPHY
>> > www.vic-tor-photography.de
>> > info at vic-tor-photoraphy.de
>> >
>> >
>> > _______________________________________________
>> > Alt-photo-process-list | altphotolist.org
>> >
>> _______________________________________________
>> Alt-photo-process-list | altphotolist.org
>>
>
>


More information about the Alt-photo-process-list mailing list