New Ilford Papers.

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New Ilford Papers.

Postby Keith Tapscott. » Wed Dec 04, 2013 11:52 am

Ilford have introduced two new B&W FB papers. I am looking forward to trying them even though I like MG-IV FB very much.

http://www.ilfordphoto.com/pressroom/article.asp?n=174


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Re: New Ilford Papers.

Postby pirateoversixty » Fri Dec 06, 2013 1:24 pm

I wonder if this was necessitated by Adox' successful mcp and mcc papers that were introduced some years ago.
Jim

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Re: New Ilford Papers.

Postby Keith Tapscott. » Sat Dec 07, 2013 9:03 am

pirateoversixty wrote:I wonder if this was necessitated by Adox' successful mcp and mcc papers that were introduced some years ago.
Jim
I believe that the papers were designed the way they are due to customer feedback. MG-Classic FB is said to give richer blacks than the MG-IV FB that it replaces and responds more noticeably in selenium toner. That may be or not be a good thing depending on your own aesthetic preference.

The MG-Cooltone FB is the natural follow up to Ilford's MG-Cooltone RC paper which has been available for quite a few years now. The chart shows it has an excellent D-Max of blacks and is also highly responsive to toning.


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