Film versus DSLR dynamic range

Started Jul 24, 2007 | Discussions thread
Steve Bingham
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Re: ..... and when I think about it....

mcd3 wrote:

Perhaps, but I'm not holding my breath. As for Cibachromes, the
plastic based material has a much longer life expectancy than the

I used glossy. Matting is archival. And my findings are consistent with those of Henry Wilhelm's (THE expert in this field). Archival for 26 years. Ilford's Cibachrome, a dye-bleach print material, was first introduced in 1963 and I was using it around 1965. That's 42 years ago. How's that for impirical evidence? :^) I ain't no spring chicken.

paper based version (the pearl surface), and if yours are showing
discoloration under the mat, I would expect that you matting material
is not very archival.

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