RE: Fortepan

From: Breukel, C. (HKG) ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 02/27/04-05:04:45 AM Z
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sandy King []
> Yes, Fortepan film is available in the US. I have been involved in a
> lot of film testing over the past month or so for a book project and
> it is one of the films that I tested. It performs about on a par with
> Ilford HP5+, which means that it is an ok film for medium and high
> contrast scenes but something of a dog with low contrast lighting.
> This is due to the fact that after a certain point of development the
> contrast levels out and further time in the development merely
> increases density, but not contrast. For printing with processes like
> carbon, kallitype, palladium and Pt/Pd I would reserve it primarily
> for high and medium contrast scenes.


I assume you used your PyrocatHD developer on Fortepan and HP5+ in above


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