Apache-Talk @lexa.ru 

Inet-Admins @info.east.ru 

Filmscanners @halftone.co.uk 

Security-alerts @yandex-team.ru 

nginx-ru @sysoev.ru 




      :: Filmscanners
Filmscanners mailing list archive (filmscanners@halftone.co.uk)

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: filmscanners: Cleaning slides

Alan Tyson wrote:

>> B&W prints and full strength household
>> ammonia dissolved the emulsion right off the print.
> Arthur,
> Ammonia is also quite a  good solvent for metallic silver,
> especially finely divided as in B&W images, so I presume the
> idea was to remove an unwanted relative, politician or other
> bystander from the print!
> Alan T

Doesn't one wish something as ubiquitous as ammonia could remove 
unwanted relatives or better still, politicians ;-) Well, I suppose if 
one were to mix it in their drinks it might, in strong enough 
concentration, but the stuff does leave a tell-tale odor... ;)



Copyright © Lexa Software, 1996-2009.