Anyone try the new RR Big Bend Baryta Paper?

Started 11 months ago | Questions thread
Euell Veteran Member • Posts: 5,201
Re: Anyone try the new RR Big Bend Baryta Paper?

Adam2 wrote:

Euell wrote:

md lucero wrote:

The replacement for Red River's San Gabriel Baryta is their new Big Bend paper. Any comparisons to their Palo Duro Softgloss Rag or Epson's Legacy Baryta? I have never tried a RR Baryta. I am printing with an Epson P800.



Had been using Canson Baryta Photographique and Hahnemuhle FineArt Baryta Satin. These papers do not come in 17x25, so I ordered the Red River Big Bend Baryta. IMO, this is an excellent paper with fine detail and great color. Not at all disappointed.

Printed some samples. A bit whiter base than RR PDB 300 and smoother, less stippled coating. Not as satiny as CBP and personally I don’t use papers with OBA’s but for those who don’t mind a few, it’s a nice paper.

With regard to optical brighteners, I have not experienced noticeable fading or yellowing even with 20-year-old prints. Importantly, I think, the color of the paper's underlayment  is not a significant concern if there is a baryta coating and there is an ink-receptive microporous surface layer.

 Euell's gear list:Euell's gear list
Sony RX100 Canon EOS 7D Sony a6500 Sony a7R III Canon EF-S 17-55mm f/2.8 IS USM +16 more
Keyboard shortcuts:
FForum PPrevious NNext WNext unread UUpvote SSubscribe RReply QQuote BBookmark MMy threads
Color scheme? Blue / Yellow