Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2004/08/03

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Subject: [Leica] silver prints
From: feli at (Feli di Giorgio)
Date: Tue Aug 3 14:40:54 2004
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On Tue, 2004-08-03 at 13:59, Tim Atherton wrote:

> They may also have been printed on one of many silver chloride contact
> papers, the only one of which that is still around being Kodak Azo (which I
> am just beginning to experiment with) - Azo in Amidol will give that long
> tonal scale and sense of depth, with black blacks and detailed highlights.
> tim

Maybe that's it. I believe many of these prints are contact prints, having
been shot with a 4x5 and sometimes even a 6x9/6x7 or 6x6. Azo may be a good 
guess. I've seen some original Hurrell (sp?) prints. He used Azo and they 
the same look.


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