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Re: fabriano artistico EW

Thanks, John...

That's what I have...

In my travels with argyrotypes, I'm finding that whether I acidify or add a surfactant, humidify, etc, whenever I have a large area of dark values (near IDmin, say a black background on a still life), it's very tough to get a smooth dark without it being a bit hazy, chalky or whatever.

Is this just something that is endemic to some of these processes?



----- Original Message ----- From: "John Brewer" <john@johnbrewerphotography.com>
To: <alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca>
Sent: Thursday, November 13, 2008 12:37 PM
Subject: RE: fabriano artistico EW

Hi Paul

FAEW isn't a bright white but a slightly creamy yellow.


-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Viapiano [mailto:viapiano@pacbell.net]
Sent: 13 November 2008 20:06
To: alt-photo-process-l@usask.ca
Subject: fabriano artistico EW

Hi all...

I was wondering if Fabriano Artistico EW has a special watermark that is
different from the non-EW version?

I bought what I thought was EW, but it is not a bright white, so I was

It's a wonderful paper and my argyrotypes are working out great after
acidification. I know a lot of folks who use this for their pt/pd as well...