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    Are Fotospeed no longer making their FB paper?

    I'm getting close to finishing my Fotospeed Renaissance paper (along with their other finishes) and when I visited their site, it's no longer listed. They only have RCVC in Glossy and Oyster.
    Does anyone have any paper suggestions to use instead.
    I do like their Oyster finish, but I've got some lovely images that just need that extra "ooomph" that FB gives.

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    Nanette, Fotospeed have never made any papers they just source them and re-badge them.

    You could look at the Foma papers, also Kentmere and EFKE, not forgetting Ilford. There's also still some Forte available.

    Ian

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    Who makes their Lith paper?

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    Quote Originally Posted by keeds View Post
    Who makes their Lith paper?
    You could try searching the forums, there was a post on APUG last year about who made the various re-badged films & papers.

    The new range of Bergger papers (manufactured by Ilford) should be available now.

    I guess Fotospeed's problem is with Agfa and Forte gone it's getting harder for them to source B&W papers.

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    And such a pity. I really liked their range - it kinda filled the gap (for me) left by Agfa. A bit difficult to locate Bergger, Forte etc papers here in Australia; limited imports and then the cost is crazy. Just bought a pack of 3.5"x5" Fotospeed paper and it cost double that of Ilford. Looks like I'll be going on a spend spree next month when I visit Japan for business and then ship it home!



 

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