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Subject: [Leica] re: does process matter
From: h_arche at (H. Ball Arche)
Date: Mon Feb 11 11:14:32 2008

I always thought of 'stripping' as the beginning of PS: rubylith overlays, 
pin registered sheets of goldenrod, opaqueing ink, exacto knives, etc.

Jim Nichols <> wrote:  Ted,

Yes, we did all those things in the darkroom, but it has been so many years 
ago that the details get lost in the vagueness of my memory. Did you ever 
use one of those multi-leaf vignetting stands that were made of wood and red 
plastic? That was the beginning of PS.

Jim Nichols
Tullahoma, TN USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Ted Grant" 
To: "'Leica Users Group'" 
Sent: Monday, February 11, 2008 12:03 PM
Subject: RE: [Leica] re: does process matter

> George Lottermoser offered:
> * I make variations with the computer and ink jet printer all the
> time.<<<<
> To which Ric Carter said:
>>>Me, too, and not always on purpose;^)<<<<
> Hi Guys,
> Didn't we do this kind of thing when working with an enlarger, paper and 
> wet
> trays?
> Wasn't it considered part of the creative process? Like burning in, 
> dodging,
> paper contrast change and paper surface and weight.
> Or am I off track about this topic question?
> ted
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