Sunday, September 25, 2016

Print Finishing

Woodbury, Connecticut

Not my favorite part of the process. Any contact printing medium is going to end up with white spots once in a while from dust (or unidentified mystery specks of something) finding their way onto the glass of the vac frame or the negative itself. Also, I've never found a paper that doesn't now and then show a small dark spot, which invariably lands in a clear, light-toned area.

Same print after ten minutes of very delicate work:


lyle said...

etching black spots and then re-spot?

Carl Weese said...

If you get it just right you etch till it disappears and all set. Sometimes you have to spot back in.