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Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion - 8 Oz.

You Pay: $32.95

Rockland Liquid Light is a silver-gelatin liquid emulsion designed to be easily applied to any material.

Liquid light can be used for photographs on wood, glass, ceramics, plastics, chinaware, fabrics, metals, stone, walls, artist's canvas, even an egg!

Its even possible to make salon-grade prints on the many handmade papers that are available on the market.

Printing with Liquid Light is the same as with black-and-white enlargement paper. Under an amber or red safelight, brush the emulsion onto the surface to be coated. Wait a few minutes for it to firm up, then expose with an enlarger or slide projector. Process with conventional paper developer and hardening fixer. The print will be archivally-permanent with a full range of tones from warm blacks to clean transparent highlights that reveal the texture and color of the material underneath.
Exclusive Features:

  • Contrast: medium high, approximately #3 grade.
  • Coverage: Approximately 1 1/2 square feet per ounce.
  • No fumes, odors or VOC's: Liquid Light and other Rockland emulsions are made exclusively for darkroom coating and are the only brand of photographic emulsions with no phenol.

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RocklandLiquid Light Photo Emulsion
 
4.8

(based on 17 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (4)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent reactions (10)
  • Easily cleaned (8)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photography (9)
    • Developing (7)
    • Printing (6)
    • Enlarging (3)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (6), Pro photographer (4), Photography student (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (13)

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    5.0

    Impressed with B&H

    By Sally

    from Salt Lake City, Utah

    About Me Photography Student

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Photography
        • Printing

        Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

        The shipment came quickly and the product was perfect! Exactly what I needed.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Great product and I will continue using

        By CC

        from Salt Lake City, UT

        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Reactions

        Cons

        • Inconsistent Results

        Best Uses

        • Photography

        Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

        Liquid light is not only a fun process to use when doing alternative photography. It is one that will teach you to embrace the artist touch :) Its not always easy to accept the mediums mind but this one is really fun. A little challenging with smooth surfaces but not impossible.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Fun to work with!

        By Jevansmtu

        from Marquette, MI

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Consistent Reactions
        • Easily Cleaned
        • Versatile

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Developing
          • Photography

          Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

          I have printed on wood and ceramic at this point and am quite happy with the results. There is a little bit of experience needed when you work with it, but that comes quickly. The first couple tries didn't work, but that was because I didn't follow directions properly.

          It lasts for many prints!

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          • No

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          5.0

          great photo transfer to other matterieal

          By riverside painter

          from Front Royal

          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Reactions
          • Easily Cleaned

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Developing
            • Enlarging
            • Photography
            • Printing

            Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

            Coat watercolor paper to print film negatives

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            • No

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            4.0

            Great product

            By TyG

            from Middletown, USA

            Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

            Images come out amazing in all surfaces, as long as you prep them correctly!

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            4.0

            Magic

            By Bixb

            from Atlanta ga

            Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

            My daughter is using the liquid light for her AP art class. She says it's like magic

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            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Follow Insturctions and You'll Be Okay

            By Little Ditty

            from Philadelphia, PA

            About Me Casual Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Developing
                • Enlarging

                Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                I used this product on glass with Polytoner to create multilayer multicolor image from black and white negative. The good news: the instructions will walk you through the process, the coverage is good, and it's not too difficult to use. The bad news: you may need to visit your local hardware store, grocery store, or pharmacy for surface aids to apply the liquid light to, such as clear oil based varnish, or gelatin. Also if you use only film developers you'll need to pick up a paper developer.

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                5.0

                Liquid Light works as good as advertised

                By Larry

                from Polson, MT

                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Consistent Reactions
                • Easily Cleaned

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Developing
                  • Enlarging
                  • Photography
                  • Printing

                  Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                  This has worked exactly as planned. If you follow the instructions.

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                  • No

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                  5.0

                  Less is more

                  By Eduardo Acosta

                  from México, DF.

                  About Me Pro Photographer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Consistent Reactions
                  • Easily Cleaned

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Photography
                    • Printing

                    Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                    this product is excellent for experimentation

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Artisitc prints

                    By Michael

                    from Belgium

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Consistent Reactions

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Developing

                      Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                      Great way to make differnt prints

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                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works like a charm

                      By Pete

                      from Logan, Utah

                      About Me Photography Student

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Reactions
                      • Easily Cleaned

                      Cons

                      • Very sticky

                      Best Uses

                      • Print on unsual surfaces

                      Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                      Easy to use, sticks to almost anything, similar quality to regular photographic paper. I would recommend buying more than you think you'll need because often 2+ coats will be required. It has the consistency of Elmer's glue and can be a little tricky to get a smooth coat, however.

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                      5.0

                      Liquid Light

                      By Anthony de las montanas

                      from Denver, Colorado

                      About Me Photography Student

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Consistent Reactions
                      • Easy to use

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Photography
                        • Printing

                        Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                        This product is great you can literally put it on anything. For the best results on paper (like true photo paper emulsion), definitely use a finger brushed results vary greatly. Thicker emulsion will gel in the chem and will mar and rub away easy so be careful.

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                        5.0

                        Best Emulsion Out There

                        By DPhotogal

                        from Bethlehem, PA

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Coats easily
                        • Compact
                        • Consistent Reactions
                        • Easily Cleaned
                        • No strong odor

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Developing
                          • Photography
                          • Printing

                          Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                          One of the best liquid emulsions I have tried to date. Creates some amazing imagery on all surfaces, glass, wood, papers, etc... Has become a clutch creative tool in my work flow! Just be mindful the gel takes a bit to liquify, but I think it just requires more patience.

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                          5.0

                          great producto

                          By M

                          from NY

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Cleaned

                          Cons

                          • Poor Construction

                          Best Uses

                          • Developing

                          Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                          for developing and it comes very clear!

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                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Really great for experiments

                          By Nightingale

                          from chicago

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Easily Cleaned
                          • Fun to use

                          Cons

                          • Inconsistent Results

                          Best Uses

                          • Experimental photography

                          Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                          Pretty fun to use. It takes a lot of trial and error but once you get the hang of it you get some great results.

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                          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                           
                          5.0

                          My second bottle

                          By camera animal

                          from Mankato MN

                          About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Reactions

                          Cons

                          • Shows brush strokes

                          Best Uses

                          • Use on copper

                          Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                          I use Liquid Light in developing black and white pictures on copper, wood and ceramics. I am very pleased with the results thusfar and plan to continue using it.

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                          4.0

                          alchemy in a bottle

                          By JOe the Alchemist

                          from Bakersfield Ca

                          About Me Pro Photographer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photography

                              Comments about Rockland Liquid Light Photo Emulsion:

                              I use Liquid Light to make paintings and it reveals something new each time - not the reliability of an average piece of photographic b/w paper - it has the variances and surprise of any good piece of magic!

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