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Erik Asgeirsson
10-Jan-2002, 23:22
Does anyone have the formula for blue toner, the non-gold toner variety, and any hints for its use? I think I'd like to try it on either Galerie or Seagull to g ive a change from selenium once in a while.

janez pelko
11-Jan-2002, 02:30
I don't think thisi is the right answer, but Tetenal blue toner is reasonably cheap and I am pretty satisfied with it. Regards, www.janez-pelko.com

Ed Buffaloe
11-Jan-2002, 12:43
See Liam Lawless' article "Tips & Tricks for Blue Toning" at http://unblinkingeye.com/Articles/Blue/blue.html (http://unblinkingeye.com/Articles/Blue/blue.html).

Gudmundur Ingolfsson
11-Jan-2002, 14:14
Ferricyanide-iron toner for blue tones

STOCK FERRICYANIDE SOLUTION Potassium ferricyanide 2 gr Sulphuric acid, con. 4 cc Water to make 1000 cc dissolv the potassium ferrricyanide in the water and the add the acid slowly

STOCK IRON SOLUTION Ferric ammonium citrate 2 g Sulphuric acid,con 4 cc Water to make 1000 cc

Dissolve the ferric ammonium citrate in the water and the add the acid slowly. For use , mix equal parts of the two solutions just before use. The prints should be a bit lighter than usually.