#1 By: pesco, December 26th, 2013 12:39
#2 By: technogeek, December 26th, 2013 13:41
Interesting. I did some similar abstract work directly on exposed film, back in the 70's, but didn't think of going through the medicine chest looking for random things that might react; I worked mostly with heat and a few moderately obvious chemicals.
#3 By: Raybert, December 26th, 2013 16:29
@pesco: 'KALTBLUT'. As in 'cold blood'. As one word, instead of two.
In case anyone was wondering about the name.
#4 By: pesco, December 26th, 2013 17:07
#5 By: Raybert, December 26th, 2013 17:23
#6 By: Eric Sanderson, December 26th, 2013 17:25
I would be curious if this bears any similarity/consistency with scientific testing kits.
#7 By: Raybert, December 26th, 2013 17:33
Any chance of seeing some of this? Sounds interesting.
All I ever did was mutilate Polaroids while they were developing - exposing them to heat in a toaster, rubbing parts of the surface with various tools and so on. Didn't make that much of them because they were quite costly and lost them anyway.
Oh, and I found out that the Ilford HP5 was very sensitive to temperature change in the development process, especially when pushed to 1600 speed. If you'd rinse the film in cold water between developer and fixer it would shock off part of the emulsion from the film. Combined with the grain you'd get from pushing the HP5 it would make for interesting effects - but ultimately that was way too random to please a control freak...
#8 By: technogeek, December 26th, 2013 17:49
#9 By: Alice Weir, December 26th, 2013 21:04
Ohhhh, wowwww, man, Alll the prettty collorrrssss....
#10 By: teapot, December 29th, 2013 20:38
Very unlikely. The Wikipedia pages for the various reagent test kits include the colours to which they change:
#11 By: pesco, December 31st, 2013 12:39
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