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Discussion in 'B&W: Film, Paper, Chemistry' started by Mark Layne, Feb 22, 2009.

  1. Mark Layne

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    Is there any source of POP now that Ilford/Kentmere have decided not to produce it?
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    Correct me if I'm wrong, but I don't believe that Harman has decided not to produce it—at least, not yet. As I recall, there was a problem in producing it on Harman's equipment, and they were trying to come up with a solution. I'm hoping that they will find a way to resume production of the paper.
     
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    Now, I wonder, speculating a bit here, but at one time POP was a very common paper. Most manufacturers made it. I would think that Efke and Foma might have in their archives, formulas for making this paper. Has anyone considered asking them? What about Slavich in Russia?
     
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    honest?
     
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    Honest tears, but not surprised.

    POP, non-supercoated paper, a few other things Kentmere was brilliant at.
    (Sold for decades in the US as Luminos)



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    Mark, at least you've got that box of Kodak Studio Portrait coming your way. I sure hope it works out for you.

    I hope Harman at some point can see the value in some of those 'specialty' papers and maybe resurrect a couple. POP seems like a cool process, and the papers they had such as Art Document were from what I understand brilliant for lith printing.

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    True Thomas, but from all i've read it doesn't keep well
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    The original Art Classic was fantastic. In Lith.. no words.
     
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