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Kentmere 16x20" Fineprint VC B&W FB Paper is a double-weight, fiber-base variable contrast, neutral tone paper using Kentmere's unique bromo-iodide technology. This Kentmere paper produces smooth tonal gradations and excellent detail
Cool rich blacks, crisp bright whites and exceptional mid-tone detail characterize Fineprint VC Glossy and Finegrain
Kentmere's unique bromo-iodide technology, with its special construction, offers superior sharpness with separation in even the finest detail
Compatible with Ilford MG filters grades 00-5
Surfaces respond superbly to many toning techniques allowing further manipulation of tone and contrast
Available in Glossy and Finegrain (textured semi-matte) surfaces
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Kentmere Fineprint VC B&W FB Paper (16x20", Glossy, 50 Sheets)
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Black and white chemistry
Cool rich blacks, crisp bright whites and exceptional mid-tone detail
Double weight, The paper is 240 g/m2 coated on the front side with 36g/m2 of baryta giving a base weight of approximately 276 g/m2, and a thickness of approximately 260 µm
Variable, Contrast as a range approximately equivalent to grades 00 to 5 is achievable from the Fineprint range by means of contrast filters used in the enlarger. Proprietary filter sets such as Ilford Multigrade or Kodak Polymax are suitable.
Glossy, The traditional unglazed glossy surface is particularly suited to portrait, landscape and exhibition work. A very high gloss can be achieved by standard glazing techniques.
Fineprint range papers have an orthochromatic emulsion, that requires a dark orange/brown or red safelight to be used. Box/lantern type safelights using glass filters should only be used with a 15 W 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