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Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets)

B&H # KESVR81100G Mfr # 6007418
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Product Highlights
  • Rapid Speed Emulsion
  • Excellent Saturation
  • Bright Whites

Kentmere 8 x 10" Select Variable Contrast (VC) Resin Coated (RC) Paper is a professional quality resin-coated, medium-weight, variable contrast paper designed for use by the most discriminating photographers.

This is an excellent paper for both amateur and professional use. The smooth, even tones as well as the ease with which it prints will please you.

Features cool, crisp sparkling prints
Prints about 1-stop faster than most other papers - Saves about half the printing time
Works with Ilford MG filters grades 00-5
Responsive to various toning procedures
Available in Glossy & Fine Luster surfaces
Process Type Black and white chemistry
Base Type Resin Coated
Tone Deep, rich, neutral blacks, excellent tonal separation and crisp whites
Weight Medium weight, The paper is 190 g/m2 coated on both sides with 40 g/m2 of polyethylene giving a base weight of approximately 270 g/m2, and a thickness of approximately 245 µm
Contrast Variable, grades 00 to 5 is achievable from VC Select by means of contrast filters used in the enlarger
Surface Finish Glossy
Safelight Compatibility VC Select has an orthochromatic emulsion; this requires a dark orange/brown or red safelight to be used. Box/lantern type safelights using glass filters should only be used with a 15W bulb or less and should be positioned at least 1 meter from the paper. Filters which are suitable for use with VC Select are: Kodak OC or 1A, and Ilford 902

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KentmereSelect Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets)
 
4.4

(based on 7 reviews)

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      4.0

      Kentmere RC Paper

      By David

      from Atlanta, GA

      About Me Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Professional Finish/Quality
      • Sharp Tones & Colors

      Cons

      • NONE

      Best Uses

      • Black & White Photos
      • Everyday images

      Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

      I have seen little difference between Kentmere paper and other papers priced higher. It is made by Ilford in the UK. I started using it for contact prints due to the price, but have expanded to now use it for routine (not exebition quality) prints. The only reason it is not 5-star is because it doesn't measure up to my previous favorite, Agfa.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal

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      5.0

      I would recommend buying this product

      By Shyann

      from Coral Springs, FL

      About Me Casual User

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Durable
      • Professional Finish/Quality
      • Vivid Images

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Black & White Photos

        Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

        It works well for film development and shows the pictures very well when developed.

        • Primary use:
        • Personal

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        5.0

        This works well!

        By Megara

        from Springfield, IL

        About Me Casual Photographer

        Verified Buyer

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            • Developing
            • Enlarging
            • Photography
            • Printing

            Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

            My teacher told us to get this specific brand of photo paper, so that was how I heard of it. I'm in an introductory photography class, so products that are easy to use are the best!

            I haven't come across any issues yet. It's worked great!

            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            4.0

            Great paper

            By Jeffphoto1

            from Ft Myers FL

            About Me Semi-pro Photographer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Consistent Reactions
            • Easily Cleaned

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Printing

              Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

              I didn't like this paper at first. But once I got into do some prints I loved it. I am now using it fulltime. This is a great product for first timers and students.

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              4.0

              GREAT PRICE

              By BAMA

              from SANTA CLARITA, CA

              About Me Casual Photographer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Price

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Printing

              Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

              THESE PAPER WAS JUST RIGHT FOR MY BEGINNER 35MM BLACK AND WHITE PHOTO CLASS. YOU CANT BEAT THE PRICE. ONLY BAD THINGS IS THAT IT COULD BE PUT INTO SMALLER PACKAGES OF MAYBE 20 OR SO.

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              4.0

              Sensitive

              By Stove

              from Tucson az

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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              Pros

              • Consistent Reactions

              Cons

              • Bulky

              Best Uses

              • Enlarging
              • Photography
              • Printing

              Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

              It was relatively sensitive to light which cut back printing time significantly. Comes in one big light safe bag. Wish they separated them out into 25 packs inside.. Very good product

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              5.0

              Awsum Paper !!!

              By Em'

              from Canton, Connecticut

              About Me Photo Enthusiast

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                  • Developing
                  • Enlarging
                  • Photography
                  • Printing

                  Comments about Kentmere Select Variable Contrast Resin Coated Paper (8 x 10", Glossy, 100 Sheets):

                  I use this for my photography prints and it is so great and my pictures look really nice. Good quality and I will continue to use this paper.

                  Thanks for a excellant paper ~ It Rocks!!

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