Re: Fortepan

From: John Prokos ^lt;>
Date: 03/02/04-02:53:41 AM Z
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I am bit confused with this line of questioning. Are you saying that
PyrocatHD has less of a staining effect, thus it exposes faster under UV



On 2/27/04 4:49 PM, "Breukel, C. (HKG)" wired:

>> -----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.
> ..Sandy,
> I assume you used your PyrocatHD developer on Fortepan and HP5+ in above
> experiments?
> Best,
> Cor
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