18% Neutral Gray Paint?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous Equipment' started by snikulin, Sep 29, 2015.

  1. sepiareverb

    sepiareverb Subscriber

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    The question then becomes moving to the proper white and black paints to choose. There are dozens of white and black paints to choose from...
     
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    I just
    used any flat latex paint.
     
  3. Now, OP, aren't you glad you asked?
     
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    I am so embarrassed at how brain dead I was in performing the first (errant) test! :cry: Not a 'brainfart', it was a stinking pile!
    I just regenerated a new pattern whereby I removed 18.5% of the (black) area leaving white background, and made a print on plain bond paper. I then measured
    • the ambient (artificial) light with my Minolta Autometer Vf incident meter and got ISO 400 1/40 f/2.8 +0.1EV.
    • measuring the printed pattern with my Canon 7DII what was measured was ISO 400 1/40 f/2.8
     
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