Bromoil paper

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  1. ronlamarsh

    ronlamarsh Member

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    Am ordering paper and have heard elswhere that the old standards have gone away
    so what is everybody out there using these days? Particularly for transfer
     
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    My current favorite paper for bromoil is Slavich grade 2 from Freestyle.
     
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    matte or glossy

    Matte or Glossy
     
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    Matte. I never use glossy for bromoil. Either semi-matte or matte.
     
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    Here is perhaps the only(?) dedicated bromoil paper out there. Also good for carbro... http://www.bromoil.com/products-supplies.html

    Gene, do you have any idea whether the Slavich would be suitable for carbro? It seems like if it's suitable for bromoil, it must not have the gelatin super-coat.
     
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    I am currently using Fomabrom VI 123 from Fomafoto.no with great sucsess. But i have a large supply of Ilford Art300 wich i dont like for my normal photostyle. But have anyone tested Art300 with Bromoil? And how was the results?
     
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    Any tips on using the Fomabrom, do you us a soft or hard ink. I found the Fomabrom 112 quite hard to use when doing a workshop.
     
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    Im using pretty hard ink from an offset printer :smile:
     
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    Thanks, its a start.