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The Power of Split Grade Printing and Post Flashing
Les McLean
Les McLean
25th April 2009
The development of simple split grade printing has given traditional darkroom workers the ability to quickly and consistently produce high quality prints from well exposed and developed negatives. However, for various reasons, we donít always get it right at the exposure and...
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By David Brown on 24th February 2012, 07:06 PM
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I find that, with modern multigrade papers, pre-flashing is rarely required but, within the range of tools available to a printer, it remains a useful technique for the rare image that requires it.
Agreed.

I had never even heard of flashing (and so, had never used it) until I attended a printing workshop given by Les McLean. In that context he was able to explain and illustrate the effect much more in depth than in an internet article. It made perfect sense to me, although I still have had little need for it. But when I do ...
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