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Bergger Fine-Art PORTRAIT VC (8 x 10") - 10 Sheets

B&H # BEFAVC81010 MFR # FAVC/810/10
Bergger Fine-Art PORTRAIT VC (8 x 10") - 10 Sheets

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  • Weight: 320 GSM
  • Semi-Matte
  • Variable Contrast Emulsion
  • High Silver Content

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Fine-Art PORTRAIT VC (8 x 10") Paper from Bergger is a 100% cotton rag photographic paper with a semi-matte finish. The paper's Variable Contrast (VC) emulsion provides a high silver content, yielding deep blacks and wide-ranging mid-tones. The paper's softness makes it well-suited to monochrome photo hand coloring.

Handling
Red safelight such as from a Wratten 1A is recommended. With direct illumination from a 15 Watts bulb direct minimum working distance is 1,5m (about 5 feet). As with all papers,, it is a good idea to test for safelight fog from time-to-time
Exposure
Fine-Art PORTRAIT VC can be exposed with all types of enlarger and printer light source. Exact exposure times may be found by test strips (small, extra sheets of the paper are enclosed for this purpose)
Development
Process in any good quality paper developer at 68 °F (20 °C) for 2 to 3 min. with continuous agitation
Stop Bath
An acid stop bath is optional but recommended. It quickly stops development by neutralizing alkali. This also helps extend fixer life. Dilution: 25 cc of 28% acetic acid in 1 liter of water. Treat for 15 seconds if an acid stop bath is used, or 30 seconds if a water rinse is given
Fixing (Maximum Time: 10 Minutes)
Treat in a conventional sodium thiosulfate fixer for a minimum of 5 min. at 20 °C (68 °F). Normal fixer capacity is 1.5 m²/Liter. A two bath fixing method (at 2.5 min per bath) may be used to avoid under-fixing. When the first bath is exhausted, replace it with the second bath and mix a fresh second bath with ammonium thiosulfate fixers, treat for 30 to 45 seconds only, then give a thorough pre-wash for 5 min. Next, treat with a wash-aid (with frequent agitation for 10 min before transferring to a final wash
Washing
The use of a wash aid (such as Kodak Hypo Clearing Agent) is strongly recommended. It will reduce your wash time and increase the efficiency of your washing. As well, it will help guarantee the permanence of your photograph. Wash in running water at a rate fast enough to completely change once every 5 minutes. Wash time is 1 hour at 20 °C (68 °F) or 30 min. if a wash aid has been used.
Drying
To effect even and rapid drying, you may use a wetting agent as a final rinse. Excess water should be removed from the surface of prints with a clean sponge or squeegee. Prints may then be dried in dust-free air on drying screens or in a clean photo-blotter 1
Weight 320 g/m²
Material 100% cotton rag
Finish Semi-matte
Washing With Wash Aid: 30 minutes at 68 °F (20 °C)
Without Wash Aid: 1 hour at 68 °F (20 °C)
Quantity 10 sheets
Dimensions 8 x 10" (20.32 x 25.4 cm)
Bergger Fine-Art PORTRAIT VC (8 x 10") - 10 Sheets
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