The Wonderful Aroma of Paper!

Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by seadrive, Jun 30, 2012.

  1. seadrive

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    Some of you love the smell of fresh fixer in the morning. Me, I love the smell of... fresh fiber-based paper!

    I have a rotary trimmer, so instead of buying a box of each of the sizes I use, I buy 50-sheet boxes of 11x14. Twenty sheets I leave in the box. The other thirty sheets get cut up into 7x10's and 5x7's, with a bunch of 1x7 strips left over, for tests.

    There's nothing better than spending an hour in the morning with a fresh cup of tea, and a fresh box of MGIV.

    I LOVE PAPER! :smile:

    Don't you?
     
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    As this is on the color forum, I have to add that:

    I LOVE the smell of Kodak RA-4 developer!
     
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    I have a soft spot for the sulfury smell of exhausted fixer. Smells like work.
     
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    Damn, posted in the wrong forum again! Rats!

    Could someone, ummm... move this where it belongs, pretty please?
     
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    If you look to the bottom left corner of any post, there is a little "!" in the middle of a dark triangle.

    Click on it - and leave your request.
     
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    I love the paper smell too. Agfa Brovira was especially nice.
     
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    Yes, I agree. I just picked up a 100 sheet box of 8x10 and 50 sheet box of 16x20. I'm loving forward to all sorts of smells this afternoon.
     
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    I can't help but instantly smell the plastic film box of any film I open up. I probably look stupid doing it in public but I can't help it, smells so nice...
     
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    Thank you, request posted.

    I only managed to cut up the first of two boxes yesterday. The second one awaits...

    Another fine morning of tea and paper! :smile: