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New Dimensions in Photo Processes, 4th Edition by Laura Blacklow

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Chapter 3    Toning

  Method Overview

  Materials

  Toning the Entire Print

  Split Toning

  Selective Toning

Toning adds color to a silver-based image, such as a black-and-white photograph, enlargement emulsion print (see Chapter 13), Van Dyke brown print (see Chapter 8), or graphic arts film transparency (see Chapter 5) by immersion in, or the selective application of, chemical agents. This process can be performed in ordinary room light as an added step after the print has been completely processed and thoroughly washed. Time, temperature, age, dilution, and the type of darkroom chemicals used for processing the print, as well as the type of paper (silver bromide papers usually are cool blacks, while silver chloride papers are usually ...

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