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Here’s Everything You’ve Ever Wanted to Know About Ctein Dye Transfer Prints

Posted on: 24 October 2008

The Online Photographer has made a deal with Ctein and not only can you view these beautiful dye transfer prints but you can even own them for a steal of a price.

For about a year now, I’ve been after our regular contributor, Ctein, to see if he’d be willing to offer to our readership a fine example of a dye transfer print for a bargain price. Dye transfer (Ctein is perhaps the leading expert in the world today on dye transfer printing from color negatives—other specialists tend to work from transparencies) is the print equivalent of Kodachrome, the granddaddy of deluxe color techniques. Even in its heyday it was reserved for Rolls-Royce projects: advertising photography for reproduction and museum exhibition prints. It has always been expensive.

To really “get” what photographic print quality is all about, you need to see it for yourself. Words only go so far. [via TOP]

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  • thebail: Reblogged this on Underwater Ap
  • Veronica Lynne: Did you use it? It's RODEO time! That might make a good pic for the fb page to.
  • Veronica Lynne: Certainly. I am flattered. Just give credit--ChromaticSoul Photos. Also, I would love to see how you use it. The rodei is this weekend! Veronica Lynn
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