FAST paper

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by johnielvis, Dec 2, 2011.

  1. johnielvis

    johnielvis Member

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    there used to be something called "super speed" paper used for photo-booth machines

    there is still a source for these--there is a guy in a chicago suburb that will sell rolls of it--but only in the photobooth size--he seems reluctant to reveal his source and is not open to taking my money to obtain the larger sizes either.....

    I want to get sheets of this stuff to shoot in a camera to do direct reversal prints.

    does anybody know where this stuff is made--it IS made--and if it's made in tiny strips, you can be it's made on LARGE rolls and cut down.....

    anybody up on china/eastern europe suppliers...any USA contacts to pllace special orders??? anybody>
     
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    We make a similar paper :

    HARMAN Direct Positive Paper...it aint 'super speed' though .....

    Simon : ILFORD Photo / HARMAN technology Limited
     
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    Simon, most B&W Photobooths use areversal process with a rather crude but effective dunk dip processor.

    So maybe one of your specialist Digital silver papers would be a very much faster emulsion but of course unlike the Direct positive paper it would need reversal processing.

    Ian
     
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    RIGHT...directpositive is too slow...I develop/bleach/re-expose/re-develop...can get the same speed using regular paper that I can with dir. pos.

    the DIGITAL silver/????? that looks promising...anybody know the speed of this....compared to film, that is. I'll look it over...
     
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    HEY...just looked at galerie RC digital silver...from the charts it looks to have like asa 25!!!! and it's PAN film too!!!!

    ok..gotta get me some of THAT and try it ON OUT!!!!

    THANKS FOR THAT!!!!!

    WHOA...EXCELLENT!!!
     
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    ok...WHERE do I get this stuff in the US now...and it looks like rolls only???...L O N G rolls....

    man I don't wanna buy 500 feet to test it....anybody know anybody with some of this stuff I can buy some smaller quantities from?