I got about ten different prints done and shipped in the last two days. That is a record, and I could never have done that in the darkroom days. I suppose that instead of knocking Christmas, I should be giving thanks for it, because there just isn't any other time of year that people buy presents for each other like this time.
Where I am missing out is with the two major components of salesmanship: sex appeal, and snob appeal. I do have access to some sexy women and I may have to ask one of them to pose with one of my fine art prints. That takes care of the sex appeal, but snob appeal? Man, I don't know... and anyway, I want to get over to Grand Central and see how this photo-ban protest is going.
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It is true, that about 2 a.m. in the morning I woke up and finished off the spraying of two prints on the fire-escape. I didn't actually go outside on the scape, but reached through the half-open window. The grids that I bought a while back for selling stuff on the street turn out to be excellent for putting prints on for spraying.
Just a bit more about this, then I'll let it go. The difference between the Lumijet Spray and the other two mentioned below, is that the Lumijet gives it a sort of smooth coating. The other two sprays give it a rough feel, sort of like the look of a semi-gloss like Ilford Pearl. With the Lumijet, you are still getting a real gloss look, and the bronzing is gone - well - almost. If you hold certain prints up to the light and twist them around you can pick up a small amount of bronzing. Under glass - probably not.
I'm giving the prints at least two coats. Sometimes three. Nuff said.