12488Re: request for assistance
- Apr 1, 2011--- In PPLetterpress@yahoogroups.com, "Susan MAKOV" <smakov@...> wrote:
>Sure. All my old suppliers have gone out of business, and manufacturers have been eliminating materials steadily. But at the moment I am using Pressline HD film (from Kelly paper) and long-life sigle-solution HD developer, with good results by tray development. It is not quite as good as hybrid film, which was a huge improvement over lith film and AB developer, but much better than RA film, which is not dense enough to use with photopolymer unless it is machine-processed.
> I wondered if anyone was having problems obtaining high contrast film and developer these days.
For really fine line work or tricky copy, I will shoot a thin neg for detail, then do a contact dupe for density.
--Eric Holub, SF
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