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Re: Dmax of VD prints (paper choice)
If you want inexpensive you might go to Office Depot or another place like
that and buy a box of Cranes Premium Presentation paper in pearl white. It
works very nicely with VDB. It does have a water mark though.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Darryl Baird" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 23, 2001 8:36 PM
Subject: Re: Dmax of VD prints (paper choice)
> Sandy King wrote:
> > In fact there is no disagreement here at all. The Argyrotype process is
the *most* paper
> > sensitive process I have worked with.
> Good to know this.
> I just wish my favorite results weren't on such an expensive paper, why
> not Lenox or Stonehenge or even Rives BFK. Actually, I also liked Rising
> Bristol (plate finish) because it's extra warm (creamy) base added
> another dimension to the velvety brown image. It is real cheap. On
> another note, I also tested some old stationery from my commercial days
> -- I have about two reams of the stuff -- which is a 100% cotton Cranes
> bond (cream colored) paper. The results were very pleasing, but the
> watermark was a bitch to avoid. It's nice to recycle this old paper, it
> even has my name and old address in the margins... who needs a signature!