The Path To Pt/Pd-Prints Is (Yellow-) Green

A Digital Negative For Pt/Pd Printing

A Digital Negative For Pt/Pd Printing


In preparation for Arles, I’m printing a project in platinum-palladium. This morning, on a whim, I tried printing out a digital negative according to recommendations from members of the alternative photographic processes mailing list. The yellow-green color is intentional, these inkjet pigments are said to absorb the most UV.
A Palladium Print From That Digital Negative

A Palladium Print From That Digital Negative


What can I say, it works!. A couple of prints from this negative, printed onto run-of-the-mill overhead-transparency, are hanging on the line to dry. I enjoy the ease of dodging, burning and sharpening that this step in the production of a Pd/Pt print gives me.

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One Response to “The Path To Pt/Pd-Prints Is (Yellow-) Green”

  1. Infrared On Pd-Pt « Mostly Black & White Says:

    […] something that’s a bit difficult to produce in palladium-platinum prints. I again went the digital negative route, and made sure to use the OHT’s whole tonal range with a levels layer. Then I used a […]

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