Fast Paper?

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by EASmithV, May 22, 2009.

  1. EASmithV

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    Did they ever make a paper with an orthochromatic film emulsion on it?
     
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    If you're looking for fast paper, Ilford Express is perty fast. It's fast enough to shoot in camera to make paper negatives at exposures times less than a second. I think I have used it a 1/25th @ f/8 (but don't quote me on that, please).

    Development/fix times are half that of normal RC paper.

    Hmmmm, maybe that was 1/4 second at f/8 . . . sorry, I just had a brain fart.
     
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    Yes. Kodak Super-Speed Direct Positive Paper was an orthochromatic paper designed for reversal processing. It hasn't been available for many years. It was sometimes used in the camera, and it had a film speed of around 20. I have heard of other examples as well, but I don't know any details.