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Does anyone know if there is any lab or person still producing dye transfer prints, or have kodak given up on this?
-- Chris Kargotis (email@example.com), November 25, 2001
I think you will find that Kodak gave up on Dye Transfer two or three years ago.
There are a few people around who do something very similar. I believe it is called carbon pigment prints, but even these seem to be very rare, extremely time consuming to make and very expensive to produce.
Personally, I think that in a couple of years Ilfochrome prints on a commercial lab basis will also be a thing of the past. Just look around the gallery circuit to see how many photographers are now using the LightJet process to produce their fine art prints.
-- Nigel Turner (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 25, 2001.
Yes, dye transfer got gutted some time back. To my knowledge, Ctein is one of the last people to be making dye transfer prints. See http://www.plaidworks.com/ctein/. You could try contacting him to see if any other manufacturer is producing anything that could help. Cheers, DJ.
-- N Dhananjay (email@example.com), November 25, 2001.
Over at google groups rec.photo.equipment.large-format, James Browning announced that dry transfer matrix film is available again.
James has more information, I believe.
-- Erik X (firstname.lastname@example.org), November 25, 2001.