Learning Dye Transfer

Maybe. Actually, not. Kodak Dye Transfer ran its course — it was a commercial darling, but a market failure.

One difficulty with learning the process was in getting the relevant information together. Too often the beginner was stalled with too little information; more often they were showered with too much information. Like most first steps those first choices of: ‘how much is enough’, and ‘where to get it’ stalled most learners. Like this bit of information:

A Table of Contents:

  • Making color separations
  • Separations from masked transparencies
  • Evaluation of separation negatives
  • Post treatment of separations
  • Masking
  • Fake color and other alterations
  • Controls beyond
  • Materials and tools for separations

AND where is it now? You of this post-Kodak world learn from the survivor — the loud survivor. Many of whom are known more today than they were then. They didn’t participate in the labworld, instead they lived on the edge by writing about the process — word by word. Dollar by dollar. Until in this electronic forum they are the only voice. What do they say? Mostly tales of their purchases and notice of their sales — everything is on layaway.

overnights: Oct.10.22

a frequent question
may indicate a recurring doubt.
maybe, a realization that something has gotten in the way.

the lab vs. the darkroom
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paypal mafia
ascoialpaths
ascial pac
acocial pals
— wealth from theft of intellectual property — build out the new by stealing from the past.
they share the need to control girls with money
learned meaning from bad sci-fi
econ fiction with an accent advantage

Dunbar the magic elephant


hides a mouse… dah dah

and the Bratty Billionaire boy complains about the worst birthday ever, failing to notice that he has an elephant doing magic.

if money alters truth / changes behavior

those who are paid more are better
those who are poor have done something wrong
smart people are paid more
honest people are paid more

don't trust someone who was paid for the research and will profit from the result

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I was dodging bullets, he was dodging responsibility. He wanted the war, just not for him.
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JUST UPDATED: MAKING COLOR INTERNEGATIVES from Fuji Velvia, Provia, Kodak Ektachrome