POLYWARMTONE

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First Impressions on Polywarmtone

We have made two more coatings in the meantime and are finetuning the paper´s layer package on the cascade. Paper from the first and second coating has been sent to selected master printers for their testing. We have received back images from Wolfgang Moersch and Lina Bessonova...

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Final Polywarmtone Layer Build up

In the meantime we made several coatings of Polywarmtone II with real emulsions. The last one was May 23rd together with the wonderfull darkroom embassador Lina Bessonova from Florence. The paper is stable sofar and soon the first samples can be send out to selected beta...

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Polywarmtone Project 2009 – 2019

In the past 10 years we have made thousands of emulsions. We had to replace 50% of the ingredients and start over from scratch numerous times because of this. To give you an impression we opened one of the many archive boxes. Each single greyscale sample here...

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First Polywarmtone Testcoating with real emulsions

Today we made the first testcoating with real emulsions. The coating  went well. Now we need a few weeks to analyze the photographic properties. Edit 8.2.2019: The photographic properties are on target. We need to investigate some coating artefcts. The below testimage shows our Polywarmtone II...

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, POLYWARMTONE

Polywarmtone Layer Build Up

Up to now we have only "simulated" Polywarmtone by coating single layer extracts and calculating the result. Now it is time to merge it all in one package on the coater. In order to start we simulated the calculated package on the cascade with dyed gelatine layers....

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, POLYWARMTONE

Polywarmtone progress

A bit of time has lapsed after the last update and we had inquiries if the project is continued at all. This can be answered with a clear "yes". The immediate follow up question ususally is: When will Polywarmtone be available? This question cannot be answered easily....

Posted by Mirko Böddecker in NEWS, POLYWARMTONE

Polywarmtone

Because of the many inquiries about the status of the Polywarmtone Resurrection Project we would like to post the up to date status. The image in the back is original Forte Polywarmtone coated 2007 and the stripe covering it is our version. Both images were printed,...