Paper Advice Please

Started Jul 19, 2012 | Discussions thread
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Re: Paper Advice Please
In reply to Doug MacArthur, Jul 20, 2012

I have several test packs of paper brands, all sorts. Like you mentioned the Ilford Gold Fibre Silk is a very smooth 'perfect' paper with a very fine micro-grain. The paper is very good but is a little bit too perfect for my taste. Another very smooth fine detail paper is the Harman by Hahnemuhle Gloss Baryta (also in a warmtone version). This paper has more gloss than the Ilford, most definitely perfect for very fine detail. A very beautiful and well made paper, you can see it's quality. And although the surface is very slick, it still has more life than the Ilford for me, there is a very slight surface texture. Highly recommended.

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