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    Great news and a great work by Mirko and his team ! I look forward to the day when I can have my pre-ordered papers delivered.

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    I wonder what the lith possibilities will be??
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    "On the big coater rehearsed hands will plug the pipes."

    This sounds dangerous. Better be careful with your fingers.
    Nice work. You have a very talented computer.

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    There has been a recent update http://www.polywarmtone.com/Blog/English.html
    Nice work. You have a very talented computer.

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    I would hope for research purposes they have some prints made on fresh Polywarmtone back when it was still made, and the negatives they were printed from. If not, I'm sure we could help them get it. Although there would be some uncontrollable variables like enlarger and lens, it would probably be better than comparing new PW prints with prints made today on 7 year old paper.
    Nice work. You have a very talented computer.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wayne View Post
    I would hope for research purposes they have some prints made on fresh Polywarmtone back when it was still made, and the negatives they were printed from. If not, I'm sure we could help them get it. Although there would be some uncontrollable variables like enlarger and lens, it would probably be better than comparing new PW prints with prints made today on 7 year old paper.

    One would think so. However, unlike other b/w fb papers, Forte PWT had neither optical brighteners nor incorporated developers. I have a rather large stash of this paper and it prints today the same as it did ten years ago - same exposure times, same emergence time in the developer. There's no change in image tone either.

    I can't think of any other paper currently available that does not have these "improvements". When they do, like the ilford FB papers, you'll be lucky to get more than a few years out of stash before it turns.

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    Interesting point you make about the inverse correlation between longevity and the inclusion of optical brighteners and incorporated developers in such papers as Ilford FB.

    Can you say what you believe to be the link between lack of longevity and incorporated developers and optical brighteners?

    Perhaps Ilford might care to comment on its findings in these respects?

    pentaxuser

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    I'm fairly sure Simon Galley has stated the ILFORD papers do not contain incorporated developers.

    Tom

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    That's odd because I seem to recall people complaining that PWT tone changed with age. Maybe it stabilized after X amount of time
    Nice work. You have a very talented computer.

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    I have never used it, but I would like to try it and if I like it I would add it to my stable.
    Warning!! Handling a Hasselblad can be harmful to your financial well being!

    Nothing beats a great piece of glass!

    I leave the digital work for the urologists and proctologists.



 

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