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George Schaub  |  Sep 01, 2008  |  1 comments

Like most everything else these days the cost of "art" inkjet printing paper seems to be going through the roof, so printmakers are seeking alternatives without sacrificing quality. The perceived issue with some so-called "third-party" papers (those that do not carry the printer maker's brand, thus lack a profile installed with the original start up...

David B. Brooks  |  Sep 01, 2007  |  0 comments

In the decade or so since I purchased my first inkjet photo printer, and in all the years I have been writing about digital photography, the one topic I have seen the least written about, and received the fewest questions about, is inkjet paper. I often wonder why photographers are so incurious about the one item that has now very likely replaced film as the one, true hard copy of...

George Schaub  |  Sep 01, 2007  |  0 comments

The digital trend these days seems to be film and silver halide print emulation. Not long ago we reviewed Alien Skin's Exposure software, which had push-button manipulation of digital images to make them look just as if they had been exposed on certain types of film. DxO's FilmPack, subject of a future review, offers similar image "looks." And at a recent...

Joe Farace  |  Nov 01, 2004  |  0 comments

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It's no secret that the simplest way to get high quality output from an ink jet printer is to use the best paper. What's the best? That depends on your printer and the kind of inks it uses.

It...

Frances E. Schultz  |  Dec 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Several years ago Luminos Photo had to cease production of their silver paper: the paper stock they had been coating became unavailable. Since then they have been searching for a replacement. Now they have it, and it is very nice.

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Frances E. Schultz  |  Sep 01, 2003  |  0 comments

It's always fun to try out a new photographic printing paper, especially when it turns out to be as versatile as the new Paterson Acugrade Warmtone. It is a medium weight, Variable Contrast (VC), Resin-Coated (RC) paper with a semimatte, pearl...

Roger W. Hicks & Frances E. Schultz  |  Feb 01, 2003  |  0 comments

Why do we need different contrast grades?
Because we don't all make perfect negatives. Paper grades allow us to compensate for negatives that are a bit too contrasty, or somewhat...

Jack Neubart  |  Mar 01, 2002  |  0 comments

Everyone involved in digital printing cannot stress strongly enough the importance of using good-quality inks and media, especially when it comes to printing pictures of true photographic quality. In the case of ink jet printers, we begin, where a choice for our printer indeed exists, by choosing the...

Dave Howard  |  Oct 01, 2001  |  0 comments

With the inexorable advance of the digital juggernaut, it's always encouraging to witness the introduction of a new, traditional, photographic paper. Adorama's Ador Variable Grade Fiber Base paper being reviewed here is replacing...

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