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SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10)

You Pay: $29.50
Product Highlights
  • Work on RC and Fiber-Based Paper
  • Brush Tips with Photo Dyes
  • Made from Nylon Fiber
  • Leaves No Residue

This is a set of ten SpotPen Retouching Pens from OmegaBrandees. They are designed for spotting resin-coated or fiber-based black and white photographs. Each brush-tip pen contains its own shade of photographic retouching dye ranging from the lightest shades of gray to the blackest black. The pen tips are made of high-quality nylon fiber that gives them a fine brush point capability of a 000 sable brush. The retouching dye penetrates the emulsion without leaving surface residue. For organization and portability, SpotPens are packaged in a clear, resealable vinyl pouch.

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SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10)
 
4.6

(based on 22 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (14)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (7)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (1)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

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100%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Consistent reactions (13)
  • Compact (10)
  • Easily cleaned (5)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Photography (9)
    • Printing (8)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Semi-pro photographer (6), Photo enthusiast (5), Photography student (4), Pro photographer (3)
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No (12)

    Most Liked Positive Review

     

    It gets the job done. Just try it.

    I just started spotting my prints, and I have to say that these spot pens have greatly improved the look of my work. Just match the tone of the area you are going to...Read complete review

    I just started spotting my prints, and I have to say that these spot pens have greatly improved the look of my work. Just match the tone of the area you are going to work on with the color on the pen and start eliminating imperfections; that's it. Very ease to use and it's unnoticeable after it dries. Great product!

    VS

    Most Liked Negative Review

     

    Works fine if used properly

    Make sure to test on scrap.
    Matches most hues.
    Can't go from darker to lighter. Need a 'bleach' pen.

    Make sure to test on scrap.
    Matches most hues.
    Can't go from darker to lighter. Need a 'bleach' pen.

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    5.0

    The ease and satisfaction

    By JoJo Butter

    from Clifton Park, New York

    About Me Photo Enthusiast

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Compact
    • Consistent Reactions

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Photography
      • Printing

      Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

      I use this product with my HS darkroom photography class. Dust is always a factor with photography. These spot-tone pens work magic on dust spots or scratched areas if applied correctly.

      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      4.0

      Big improvement

      By Cassie's dad

      from Arlington VA

      About Me Photo Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Match Tone

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Bw Prints

        Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

        I've always used a small brush and spotting fluid before, so was a bit skeptical of how these would work. But they are great, work well on prints with various kinds of spotting needs. Different shades make it easy to match the tone and paper.

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        • No

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        5.0

        Awesome!

        By Hannah

        from Long Island, NY

        About Me Photography Student

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Compact
        • Easy to use

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Printing

          Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

          These are really really great touch-up tools. You just have to use them smartly. I like to make a mark and then dab it away with my finger, and repeat that process. But I've improved the look of my work a lot more, and this way you don't have to keep wasting paper when you continually reprint after trying to get the dust off of your negatives. The only thing is that they have a different luster than the paper, so when you look at it at a certain angle, you can see where it's been touched up. But straight on, especially from a distance, it looks great.

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          • No

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          5.0

          Work Great!

          By Jones It

          from Idaho

          Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

          These pens are amazing! They work great, and with so many shades of gray there is always a perfect match.

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          4.0

          Great!

          By Meg

          from North Carolina

          About Me Photography Student

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Consistent Reactions

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Photography

            Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

            These pens are great! I use them on Ilford Fiber paper and they're awesome. A little difficult to get used to but when you do they work so well.

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            • No

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            5.0

            Exactly what I needed

            By Shleeee

            from Las Vegas, NV

            About Me Photography Student

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact
            • Consistent Reactions
            • Easily Cleaned

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Photography

              Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

              Makes spot toning really easy to do.

              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Spots be gone!

              By AllyCatSays

              from Detroit, Michigan

              About Me Photography Student

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy to Use

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                  These spotting pens are so easy to use and work well. I have been using them for years on my black and white prints. Simpy fantastic!

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                  • No

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                  4.0

                  Does what it says

                  By Cora Fashion

                  from Cold Spring NY

                  About Me Photo Enthusiast

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Compact
                  • Easy to Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Black and white RC prints
                    • Landscape/Scenery

                    Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                    These pens are great for retouching dust specks on RC black and white prints. The range of shades is good. Larger spots, lines or threads don't cover too well. Also can be used to increase dark highlights. Cold Tone good for Ilford multigrade paper.

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                    • No

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                    5.0

                    Very Good Product

                    By micalngelo

                    from Mission Viejo, CA

                    About Me Pro Photographer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact
                    • Consistent Reactions

                    Cons

                    • None so far

                    Best Uses

                    • Retouching BW prints

                    Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                    For retouching BW prints.
                    Very quick and clean alternative to the liquid solution of retouching.
                    There appears to be plenty of toned pens to accomodate most prints.

                    • Was this a gift?:
                    • No

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                    4.0

                    colors a litle off but not bad

                    By Capt Kevin

                    from Milford CT

                    About Me Photo Enthusiast

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Compact

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                        no mixing colors number 5 is great
                        some of the darker colors are not even close to the right color

                        • Was this a gift?:
                        • No

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                        5.0

                        It gets the job done. Just try it.

                        By alr12

                        from Rockville, MD

                        About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Consistent Reactions
                        • Easily Cleaned

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Photography

                          Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                          I just started spotting my prints, and I have to say that these spot pens have greatly improved the look of my work. Just match the tone of the area you are going to work on with the color on the pen and start eliminating imperfections; that's it. Very ease to use and it's unnoticeable after it dries. Great product!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          3.0

                          Works fine if used properly

                          By Zeke

                          from Southwest Arizona

                          About Me Photo Enthusiast

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Consistent Reactions

                          Cons

                          • Bulky

                          Best Uses

                            Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                            Make sure to test on scrap.
                            Matches most hues.
                            Can't go from darker to lighter. Need a 'bleach' pen.

                            • Was this a gift?:
                            • No

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                            4.0

                            Better than ink

                            By Photo Teacher

                            from Minneapolis

                            About Me Pro Photographer

                            Verified Buyer

                            Pros

                            • Consistent Reactions

                            Cons

                              Best Uses

                              • Photography

                              Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                              I use these pens with my students and it is so much easier than having to deal with ink, water and palettes!
                              You do have to make sure your students are paying attention to the cold or warm tone of their paper as to which pens they use.

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                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Great Retouching Pen

                              By tino

                              from Mission Viejo, CA

                              About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Compact
                              • Consistent Reactions
                              • Easily Cleaned

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                • Developing
                                • Enlarging
                                • Photography
                                • Printing

                                Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                Easy to match color, absorbe and dry fast

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                                4.0

                                great product

                                By Whitney

                                from Indianapolis, IN

                                About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                Verified Buyer

                                Pros

                                • Compact
                                • Consistent Reactions

                                Cons

                                  Best Uses

                                  • Photography

                                  Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                  These pens take a little getting use to but with practice they are a great tool for retouching black and white prints. I highly recommend them.

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                                  5.0

                                  Better than any other proudct

                                  By Mikephoto

                                  from NY

                                  About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                  Verified Buyer

                                  Pros

                                  • Consistent Reactions
                                  • Easily Cleaned

                                  Cons

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Photography

                                    Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                    I am a college student and needed a simple way to do spot retouching, I first tried Touchrite but it had too much of a purple tone and would not match the prints. These also are easier to handle than a 000 brush. I also purchased the warm tone pack as well but don't notice much of a difference between the two packs.

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                                    5.0

                                    Glad they still make Spot Pen

                                    By Photo Nick

                                    from Punxsutawney, Pa.

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Consistent Reactions

                                    Cons

                                    • Short shelf life

                                    Best Uses

                                    • Printing

                                    Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                    As a devoted black and white photographer who mostly prints on fiber based papers, the Spot Pen Set does the spotting job. Easy to use and the tones really match the zone values I achieve in the prints.

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                                    5.0

                                    A must by for my photography majors!

                                    By The professor

                                    from Detroit, MI

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                    The best thing since the original Kodak spotting swatches. These SpotPens will be a mandatory purchase for my freshmen photography majors!

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                                    5.0

                                    Great product

                                    By Cait

                                    from Providence, RI

                                    About Me Semi-pro Photographer

                                    Verified Buyer

                                    Pros

                                    • Compact
                                    • Consistent Reactions
                                    • Easily Cleaned

                                    Cons

                                      Best Uses

                                      • Photography
                                      • Printing

                                      Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                      Very good product, helps a great deal

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                                      4.0

                                      Great

                                      By Ben

                                      from Ohio

                                      About Me Semi-Professional

                                      Verified Buyer

                                      Pros

                                        Cons

                                          Best Uses

                                          • Enlarging
                                          • Printing

                                          Comments about SpotPen Retouching Pen Set for B&W (Set of 10):

                                          Doesn't get the blackest blacks or even dark greys without multiple applications. Spotting with ink and a brush may just be as quick, though these ARE mess free and they do work great for lighter prints.

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