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Fomaspeed Variant III Medium-Weight, Variable Contrast Resin Coated Black & White Paper Glossy 8x10" - 100 Sheets

B&H # FOSV3M81100G Mfr # 41184
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Foma Fomaspeed Variant III VC RC Paper is a neutral-tone, medium-weight, variable contrast black & white paper on a pure white, resin coated base.

Fomaspeed is made using silver chlorobromide emulsion that gives a silver image tone shading from neutral to mildly warm. The paper features a very rich halftone scale from a shining white to a saturated black.

This paper features short exposure and developing times, due to the built in developing substances in the emulsion to ensure fast and consistent results.
Its high speed enables to use large lens diaphragm values even at enlarging on large sheet sizes.
Nice cold to warm image tone. Very good grey tonalities in the range of skin tones.
A very uncomplicated portrait-photography paper. Easy to process and easy to dry.
Quality black & white paper manufactured in the Czech Republic and available for the first time in U.S. sizes.
Widely used in over 50 countries around the world.
Process Type Fomaspeed can be processed with usual developers by hand in trays or in developing machines that are suitable for the papers on fiber base. The resulting image tone can be influenced using various types of developers. For a neutral image tone the Fomatol LQN or Fomatol P developers are recommended. Other developers are also recommended such as Polymax (Kodak), Variospeed (Tetenal), PQ Universal (Ilford) or Dektol (Kodak).
Base Type Resin coated base
Tone Neutral-tone, on a pure white base
Weight Medium weight
Contrast Variable contrast, multi-grade (0-5).
Surface Finish Glossy surface
Safelight Compatibility Fomaspeed Variant III is a material with orthochromatic sensitizing and therefore suitable safelights shall be used. Dark red filter for orthochromatic materials (such as Kodak 1, Ilford 906) and a 15 W bulb are quite suitable. The paper should be exposed to the safelight only for a necessary short time.

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Fomaspeed Variant III VC RC Paper 8x10/100 Sheets
 
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5.0

It's a great deal

By Devin The Photo Student

from Richmond, VA

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Pros

  • Compact
  • Consistent Reactions
  • Easily Cleaned

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Developing
    • Enlarging
    • Photography
    • Printing

    Comments about Fomaspeed Variant III VC RC Paper 8x10/100 Sheets:

    This paper made finishing up the semester a lot cheaper, I would recommend this over paper sold in photo-stores based on price alone. good in quality, and it gets the job done

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    5.0

    Created Excellent Art Work

    By Sara

    from baltimore

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    Pros

    • Compact
    • Consistent Reactions
    • Easily Cleaned

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Developing
      • Enlarging
      • Photography
      • Printing

      Comments about Fomaspeed Variant III VC RC Paper 8x10/100 Sheets:

      I use the product for my photography class in college.
      It helps me create great images.
      In my opinion there is nothing wrong with the product.

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      5.0

      FOMASPEED - AN EXCELLENT B & W RC PAPE

      By Nick

      from Melbourne Florida

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      Pros

      • Good Value
      • High Quality

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Fomaspeed Variant III VC RC Paper 8x10/100 Sheets:

          I needed a box of 100 sheets of B & W RC photo paper for a lab class I was conducting for some Girl Scouts. With less than a week until the class, I went on line and could find none of the B & W papers I had been familiar, and/or satisfied with for 40 years. Finally, I purchased an unknown (to me) brand. The day of the class, I found this paper to be of the highest quality in every respect. I had no problems at all, and the paper produced exceptionally high quality prints. Now that I have found FOMASPEED brand, I can remain in film darkroom work for a while longer.

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