Let’s face it – we are all slaves to
fraud those pesky little dry particles of matter: Dust. And why should a Darkroom be any different? Dust can settle on your negatives causing compromised prints.
That’s why Lebanese freelance photographer Adnan Hajj developed the following method of dust removal:
- Handle the negatives with lint-free gloves.
- Pull the negative through a tacky anti-static roller brush.
- Remove lingering particles with a blast of compressed canned air.
- Store your freshly developed negatives in acid-free paper sleeves.
Hajj’s simple 4-Step Process transformed this dust-riddled print of suburban Beirut:
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