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Photographic Processes - (Hand
made photographic -emulsions and processes)
6. Fix the print in a 5% solution of Sodium Thiosulphate (Before use,
read Health hazards) ( Normal Paper fixer) for about 3-4min.
immersion, the image colour is a rich light brown colour, however this
will quickly turn dark brown and highlights will brighten.
the colour of the image before placement in the fixing solution
There seems to be no way of keeping the print in a stable form with
this light brown colour.
not leave too long in this fix, as it will begin to bleach. Because
this is a weak solution of fixer remember to replace often.
Additional Fixing Information:
in fixer with agitation for about 5 minutes. Image will turn darker
and to a colder brown.
the image begins to fade ( bleach), the fixer is too strong, or the
print has been left in the fixer too long.
a 5% solution of Sodium Thiosulphate ( Normal Paper fixer) for about
this is a weak solution of fixer it becomes exhausted quickly, so remember
to replace often.
fixer baths can be used with the print placed in each for half the time.
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